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IGOLD: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27TH in Springfield! Make plans to attend…

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February 11, 2019
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Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day will happen on Wednesday, March 27th in Springfield.  Make plans to attend today so you can impress upon our General Assembly members that gun owners mean business.  Ahead of the march to the Illinois State capitol building, David Keene will headline speakers at the Prairie Capital Convention Center.  Here...
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BOCH: 10 Self-Defense Lessons From Illinois’ Version of the George Zimmerman Trial

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February 11, 2019
BOCH:  10 Self-Defense Lessons From Illinois’ Version of the George Zimmerman Trial

Thankfully, jury trials in legitimate self-defense cases don't happen very often. Unfortunately, we just had one of those cases here in America's heartland with the Illinois murder trial of James Love. The entire affair offers a number of opportunities to learn some very valuable lessons. Usually, in self-defense cases, common sense prevails and prosecutors...
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FULL RUNDOWN: Not Guilty Verdict in Illinois ‘George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin 2.0’ Murder Trial

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February 2, 2019
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A jury in Galesburg, IL found respected local farmer James Love (above) not guilty in the shooting death of Xavier Hartman. Love used a gun to defend himself against an aggressive, drunk 19-year-old body builder on that fateful night in 2018. Since then he's waged an expensive legal fight against a politically-motivated Assistant State's...
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How to file Illinois General Assembly **WITNESS SLIPS**

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January 25, 2019
How to file Illinois General Assembly **WITNESS SLIPS**

In the Illinois General Assembly, bills under consideration first go through a committee hearing.  While lobbyists for gun rights groups will often enter oral testimony for or against a bill concerning firearms in these committee hearings, you too can enter your support or opposition electronically through “Witness Slips”.   Frankly, our legislators can’t know...
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ILLINOIS ‘SOCIAL MEDIA CHECK FOR GUN OWNERS’ BILL: In Illinois, The State Has a Thousand Eyes

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January 25, 2019
ILLINOIS ‘SOCIAL MEDIA CHECK FOR GUN OWNERS’ BILL:  In Illinois, The State Has a Thousand Eyes

Illinois General Assembly – Bill Status for HB0888 Filed by Rep. Daniel Didech (Democrat – Buffalo Grove) Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall conduct a search of the purchasers' social media accounts available to the public to determine if there is any...
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My First Pistol And Why I Bought It: The Beretta 92

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January 24, 2019
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Back about a million years ago, after graduating college, I decided I needed a handgun. At the same time, I didn't even know what I didn't know about guns and shooting. However, I had seen Lethal Weapon and I liked the gun Riggs carried: the Beretta 92. I especially liked the Christmas tree scene...
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Boch’s Daily Read

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January 21, 2019
Boch’s Daily Read

God bless my mom.  She enjoys reading the previous day's news in the dead tree.  Of course, I haven't subscribed to a newspaper since a couple of years out of college.  Frankly, newspaper subscriptions are following land-line telephones and buggy whips. So where do I get my news each day?  For starters: Drudge Report: ...
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Prepare to Defend Yourself & Assert Your Rights: The life you save may be your own.

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January 16, 2019
Prepare to Defend Yourself & Assert Your Rights:  The life you save may be your own.

by Steve Davis GSL Immediate Past President Image by Oleg Volk.  Used with permission. We defend your right to defend yourself. I’ve put forward that GSL mission statement on every stage and every platform during my tenure as president. We have remained true to that mission statement in years past, and will continue to...
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Justice and the Law: Without confidence in the rule of law, people take matters into their own hands

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January 15, 2019
Justice and the Law:  Without confidence in the rule of law, people take matters into their own hands

by Steve Davis, Esq. Guns Save Life Immediate Past President When I graduated from the John Marshall Law School in 1979, I purchased a class ring. I still have that ring and frequently think about the Latin inscription on the ring “Lex Ancillary Justitiae.”  Roughly translated the inscription means that the law is subordinate...
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The first step to staying safe: Recognizing that evil exists

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January 14, 2019
The first step to staying safe: Recognizing that evil exists

By Warren Lind In the last couple of months America has witnessed three high-profile murders of women who were exercising or playing sports alone: 1.  Mollie Tibbetts.  A knife-wielding illegal alien raped and then murdered this Iowa coed as she jogged alone. 2.  Cella Barquin Aramaean.  This Iowa coed and golf star, while playing...
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