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A WWII Hero: OB Streeper, Silver Star recipient

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November 4, 2012
A WWII Hero:  OB Streeper, Silver Star recipient

OB Streeper from Chenoa, IL address our Guns Save Life family at the October 2012 GSL Meeting in Rantoul.  If you missed this, you missed a fantastic presentation from a remarkable man. Video is at the bottom of this post. Enjoy… Main Speaker Owen B. “O.B.” Streeper Silver Star recipient from WW II OB...
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Book Review: Once Upon a Lifetime by Carl Greenwood

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November 1, 2012
Book Review: Once Upon a Lifetime by Carl Greenwood

Book Review Once Upon a Lifetime by Carl Greenwood by John Boch (Guns Save Life) – Retired Gunnery Sergeant Carl Greenwood was our featured speaker at February’s Guns Save Life general meeting and wowed the audience with a great story of his time in Korea during his participation in the Great First Marine Division...
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Quiet Emergency Power

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October 30, 2012
Quiet Emergency Power

(Guns Save Life) – Power outages are almost a way of life to those living in rural areas but even city dwellers face the occasional interruption in electrical utilities. While for some, the power going off is fun and exciting, for others it can be anywhere from an inconvenience to a potential threat to...
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Product Review: Taurus Model 82 imports are junk

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October 29, 2012
Product Review:  Taurus Model 82 imports are junk

Product Review | Taurus Model 82s TAURUS police trade-in imports are junk by John Boch (Guns Save Life) – I saw an ad for used Taurus Model 82 .38 Special pistols for just shy of $200 each, out the door, in a recent GunNews and thought I might pick up a couple for loaner...
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Butler: Stop Obama’s legacy to future generations before it’s too late

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October 29, 2012
Butler:  Stop Obama’s legacy to future generations before it’s too late

by Jim Butler Sangamon County Rifle Association President The Obama administration’s Presidency has been an unmitigated disaster in terms of unemployment, profligate deficit spending and miserable GDP growth – to say nothing of his Supreme Court appointments. Ideologically, Obama has shown in both word and deed that he rejects America’s founding ideals.  America’s greatness,...
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PEPPER SPRAY: Don’t bet your life on a can of spice

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October 27, 2012
PEPPER SPRAY:  Don’t bet your life on a can of spice

By John Boch Pepper spray has gained a reputation among many who don’t know any better as a “magic” non-lethal weapon for personal defense.  Many people believe that a can of spray will repel the most violent of attackers.  In reality though, real world civilian use performance of these sprays leaves a great deal...
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Real Americans don’t cower

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October 26, 2012
Real Americans don’t cower

Alex Wagner, a journalist and political commentator for MSNBC, recently offered her analysis of a recent school violence rampage in Ohio with, “Cowering under a desk is indeed the only recourse for people facing life threatening situations in a school.” Now, Miss Wanger favors the abolition of the Second Amendment. It would seem that...
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Tactical Treatment of Gunshot Wounds After Action Report updated!

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October 26, 2012
Tactical Treatment of Gunshot Wounds After Action Report updated!

by John Boch (GunNews Magazine) – Fortress Defense Consultants, headed up by Frank Sharpe, offered a Tactical Treatment of Gunshot Wounds course in early December in northeastern Illinois.  Exactly ten students were present, all civilians, and all but one former alumni of either Fortress Defense or John Farnam (Fortress hosts Farnam to Indiana at...
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GREAT GUNS IV is underway!

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October 25, 2012
GREAT GUNS IV is underway!

WIN A GUN! Actually, you’ll have a chance to win two great guns! Each year, Guns Save Life offers its multi-month Great Guns drawing for $5 per chance. Guns Save Life is proud to announce the kickoff of our Fourth Annual Great Guns drawing. Once again this year, first prize is a Rock River...
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Back through the years: Thanks from Richard Quint

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October 23, 2012
Back through the years:  Thanks from Richard Quint

Thanks from Iraq for toy donated by GSL members and others [Earlier in 2005, GSL member Richard Quint organized a toy drive for Iraqi kids.  He sent donated toys to our troops for distribution.  Mr. Quint sends us this letter, and forwards one he got from the Army Chaplain on the receiving end.  God...
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