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Dick’s Sporting Goods new ammo purchase policy clarified…

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September 14, 2012
Dick’s Sporting Goods new ammo purchase policy clarified…

(GunNews) – At least three members of Guns Save Life have approached our leadership asking, “What’s up with Dick’s?” in response to our members’ recent experiences purchasing ammunition at the store. “It’s a new law,” one member said he was told, while another member was told it was because the Dick’s chain is now...
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PRODUCT REVIEW: Fenix TK-35

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September 14, 2012
PRODUCT REVIEW:  Fenix TK-35

by John Boch (GunNews) – Got a satellite you need to signal?  Hunt nocturnal creatures where legal?  Like uber-bright flashlights?  If so, the Fenix TK-35 is the light for you. The Fenix TK-35. This portable torch, as the Brits call them, runs on four CR123A lithium batteries or two rechargeable lithium ion batteries (available...
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The Racist Roots of Gun Control

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September 12, 2012
The Racist Roots of Gun Control

Gun control in America, and in many other nations as well, has long had a racist component to it. Keeping “undesirables” from owning, possessing and using firearms has long been the goal of gun control proponents both then and now. Some don’t even bother with “dog whistle” comments exposing their bigotry. Recently, the Violence...
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Five reasons to carry full-capacity magazines

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September 11, 2012
Five reasons to carry full-capacity magazines

Life is too precious to run out of bullets! by Rabbi Dovid Bendory (Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership) – Minutes before lunatic Jared Loughner began his mayhem in Arizona, the issue of a Federal high capacity ammunition magazine ban was a complete political non-starter.  Obama didn’t go near it when he had...
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IN THE AFTERMATH OF A SHOOTING: What to do, what to say

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September 10, 2012
IN THE AFTERMATH OF A SHOOTING:  What to do, what to say

by John Boch (GunNews) – It’s Friday night and your legs are wobbly and you’re shaking like a leaf.  You’re holding your handgun after opening fire on a violent predatory criminal you reasonably believed was about to inflict great bodily harm upon you. The smell of cordite still hangs in the air from the...
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Fanny pack carry is legal. Period.

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September 10, 2012
Fanny pack carry is legal.  Period.

While some politicians posture in public to the contrary, “fanny pack carry” is legal in Illinois. Here is Illinois law explained, directly from “Transport Your Firearm Legally”: HOW CAN I LEGALLY TRANSPORT A FIREARM ON MY PERSON OR IN MY SPORTS UTILITY VEHICLE (SUV), PICKUP TRUCK, VAN, STATION WAGON, OR EVEN A MOTORCYCLE? Three...
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PRODUCT REVIEW: Poor man’s power supply – Harbor Freight 800W genset

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September 9, 2012
PRODUCT REVIEW:  Poor man’s power supply – Harbor Freight 800W genset

(GunNews) – Here’s a little genset that will provide portable power for anyone who’s considering a generator but doesn’t want to invest a lot of money. Harbor Freight has an inexpensive 800ish watt generator for $99.  With their 20% off coupon that’s usually in every issue of the NRA family of magazines (or Google...
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Sightmark “Sure Shot” Reflex Sight REVIEW

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September 8, 2012
Sightmark “Sure Shot”  Reflex Sight REVIEW

PRODUCT REVIEW Reprinted from the Dec 2011 issue of GunNews. by John Boch (GunsSaveLife.com) – When you turn forty, the eyes just don’t work like they did when you were a teenager.  Thankfully, technology in the form of reflex rifle sights have done wonders to help retain speed and accuracy for those of us...
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We’re flattered GLOCK USA reads GunNews…

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September 8, 2012
We’re flattered GLOCK USA reads GunNews…

(GunNews) – We hear from time to time how influential folks and gun aficionados in far away places read and enjoy our own GunNews each month.  We’re flattered to discover that the folks at Glock USA in Smyrna, GA read our humble little publication. We discovered this when they notified us that they weren’t...
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Tom Shafer: GET OUT ALIVE!

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September 7, 2012
Tom Shafer:  GET OUT ALIVE!

Sangamon County Rifle Association Guest Speaker Tom Shafer Tom Shafer addressed the audience at our Independence Day meeting and talked about mindset and tactics to survive a critical incident. Shafer noted that most of the general survival books mention basic stuff like how to build a fire, but it seems most of them gloss...
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