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CHURCH SAFETY & SECURITY: Some proven strategies for a successful Church Safety Team

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March 25, 2019

By John Boch Ultimately, when seconds count, help is just minutes away. This applies for police emergencies, as well as fire and medical. And in places with large numbers of people, those present become first responders, whether they want that role or not. I've attended a number of church security seminars and courses. Some...
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POCKET PISTOLS: We’ve come a long way in the last 100 years, baby

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March 24, 2019

America has changed in a lot of ways in the last 100+ years, not the least of which when it comes to the small pocket pistols we carry. At the turn of last century, just as they do today, plenty of gentleman and more than a few gentle ladies carried pocket pistols for personal...
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AWAKENING THE SLUMBERING GIANT: Rally Sunday, March 31 in DECATUR, IL

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March 21, 2019

"If it plays in Peoria."  That's a common expression known nationwide and beyond.  Well, you could substitute Decatur for Peoria and get the same effect.  Downstate peeps are honked off at the radical, anti-gun political shenanigans in Springfield.  Along with other stuff most gun owners aren't so keen about. But the gun stuff is...
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STATE #16: Kentucky’s Governor Signs Constitutional Carry Into Law

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March 13, 2019
STATE #16:  Kentucky’s Governor Signs Constitutional Carry Into Law

Kentucky's Governor Matt Bevin signed constitutional carry into law on Monday. His signature makes Kentucky the 16th state that does not require a license for law-abiding adults to carry concealed. The change will allow those over 20 years of age, "and otherwise able to lawfully possess a firearm" to carry in the same places...
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Smith & Wesson Issues M&P15-22 Consumer Safety Alert

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March 12, 2019

Smith & Wesson has announced a M&P Consumer Safety Alert for their M&P15-22 rifle. It covers all guns and all models manufactured prior to February 2019. It involves the head-spacing on the bolt face, and if not correct, the gun could slam-fire. Now, I know a lot of folks have these wonderful little rifles....
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NEW GSL MEETING SITE! Guns Save Life Decatur Coming Wednesday, April 3rd

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March 3, 2019
NEW GSL MEETING SITE!  Guns Save Life Decatur Coming Wednesday, April 3rd

Guns Save Life will begin hosting a monthly grassroots gun rights meeting in Decatur region beginning one week after IGOLD, on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Meetings are open to everyone and free to attend!  Come out and join us! The meeting will take place at Coz's Pizza, 1405 East Village Parkway, Mt Zion, IL 62549.  Dinner...
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Gun Review: GLOCK G48 Single-Stack 9mm

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February 26, 2019
Gun Review:  GLOCK G48 Single-Stack 9mm

GLOCK introduced the new Slimline model G48 earlier this year and showed it off at the SHOT Show. It's actually a longer-slide version of their new G43X pistol. Since it's the same size, some describe the G48 as a hybrid between the GLOCK G43X and the GLOCK 19. I would describe it as a...
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HARRIS: 4 Gun-related tools every gun owner should have

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February 25, 2019
HARRIS:  4 Gun-related tools every gun owner should have

by Adam Harris You belong to the gun owner fraternity (or sorority).  Congratulations.  You stand in the good company of tens of millions of other gun owners who realize the value and utility of firearms ownership.  You know, for personal protection, hunting, sport, competition, etc. Guns are also a pretty decent investment.  Well maintained...
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IGOLD: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27TH in Springfield! Make plans to attend…

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February 11, 2019

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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