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How Far Will Would-Be Tyrants Get Before America’s Gun Owners Say “Enough”

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March 27, 2020

Politicians left and right both love to talk about how they support civil rights.  But when some get their hands on power, and an opportunity presents itself, they become heavy-handed, paternalistic little tyrants.  Yes, actions speak louder than words and some pols find that jackboots fit them quite well. Even before this new Chi-Com...
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GSL Meetings Cancelled until May.

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March 13, 2020
GSL Meetings Cancelled until May.

All Guns Save Life grassroots meetings are cancelled until May. Please see GunNews and visit the GunsSaveLife.com website in coming days for updates. Stay healthy, get your rest, avoid crowds and practice good personal hygiene. And if you don’t have food and medicine for at least a month, get on it.  Yesterday.
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REMINDER: Illinois State Police begin enforcement of handgun sales registry by dealers

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March 12, 2020
REMINDER: Illinois State Police begin enforcement of handgun sales registry by dealers

A few months ago, we detailed how the Illinois State Police revealed in at least one “webinar” with licensed gun dealers that they intended to enforce the 2012 law “Section 24-4. Register of sales by dealer” under the Illinois Deadly Weapons statute. The law requires gun dealers to record the date of the sale...
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IN MEMORIAM: JIM BUTLER Services Wednesday, March 11th

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March 6, 2020
IN MEMORIAM:  JIM BUTLER  Services Wednesday, March 11th

With a heavy heart, we report that the great Jim Butler passed away Tuesday, March 3rd. Butler Funeral Homes (unknown if related) is handling his services. James “Jim” W. Butler, 84, of Springfield, died at 8:17 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center. Jim was born June 9, 1935, in Jacksonville,...
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WORDS HAVE MEANING: The Semantics of Manipulation

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March 4, 2020

  by John Ross Semantics: the historical and psychological study and the classification of changes in the signification of words or forms viewed as factors in linguistic development What is wrong with Conservatives and supporters of the Second-Amendment? Why, in spite of their best efforts, do they continue to lose ground to those on...
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Empty Holsters: Don’t be one.

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March 4, 2020

by Dominic Visione If you hang around cops enough (in a social setting, not while in custody) you may hear them refer to a colleague as an “empty holster.” Empty holsters are typically officers who are assigned to an administrative job, i.e, driving a desk instead of working patrol or investigations. Sometimes people drive...
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MORE REASONS TO CARRY: Crime proliferating thanks to left’s soft-on-crime policies

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February 28, 2020

Americans too often believe that violent crime almost always happens to other people. Most people never expect crime will happen to them. Until it does. People don’t realize that we have a 1 on 30 chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime every year. While most folks have been raising their families...
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CORONA VIRUS: Risks from Chinese packages; threat mitigation advice from a EMS leader

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February 25, 2020

News of the Corona virus has certainly spread far and wide in America.  Even the low-information types know that the Corona virus is something one doesn’t want to catch and that the Chinese are having a hard time dealing with it. Johns Hopkins website with the latest numbers. And while Illinois may be a...
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CHURCH SAFETY STRATEGIES: Protecting the flock with immediate responders

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February 4, 2020

by John Boch Having attended many church security/safety seminars both public and private over the years, I have seen a number of common themes in the courses. Interestingly, none have been shooting classes. Why not? Because typically, the gun comes into play only if the safety team people have completely failed to interrupt the...
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REPORT FROM RICHMOND: Never Prouder to be an American

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January 30, 2020

by Dale Lock Guns Save Life Sangamon County Regional Director Today my son and I attended the Virginia Civilian Defense League (VCDL) lobby day event. As you know by now, the world did not come to an end and nothing bad happened. All this despite the fervent wishes of the media and Virginia’s Governor....
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