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EPIC WIN: Bruen decision will strike down racist, classist & sexist gun control for years to come… for now though, carry your gun and watch your back!

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Hallelujah.  We knew the Bruen decision would almost certainly fall in our favor, but looking it over, it’s so much more than striking down “may issue” carry laws in states like New York, California and Hawaii.   There is much to celebrate for gun rights.  After all, racist, classist and sexist gun control measures just became an endangered species under...
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White House Trying to Get Army to Stop Allowing Lake City Ammo Green Tip M855 5.56mm to Commercial Sales.

White House Trying to Get Army to Stop Allowing Lake City Ammo Green Tip M855 5.56mm to Commercial Sales.

In another fabulous piece of passive/aggressive gun control, the Pres, ole Joe Two Wheeler, has passed the word down to the Army who controls contracts for Lake City Ammunition they would like civilian sales to stop-and stop now regarding Green Tip 855 ammunition. Lake City is known as the Government standard for ammunition and civilian sales of 855 Green...
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Swing and a Miss! Illinois Supreme Court Declines to Review FOID Card Constitutionality…Again.

Swing and a Miss! Illinois Supreme Court Declines to Review FOID Card Constitutionality…Again.

  Photo Credit: PFhub.com Well you might have missed this story last Thursday out of Springfield with all the hullabaloo about how the nation was nearly toppled and hearings needed Hollywood Directors to put on a show Thursday night to say that , well, uh, nothing that wasn’t previously known. Or you may have been caught up in the...
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RIP Andrew Lock

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RIP Andrew Lock

GSL’s President Dale Lock lost his son Andrew last Friday.   Celebration of Life services will be Thursday morning-ish in Farmington, IL.  Here’s the obituary. Andrew Lock passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 10, 2022 at the age of 43, at his home in Annandale, Virginia. Andrew was born to Dale M. And Rebecca Wier Lock on March 1, 1979, in...
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NO THANKS: Kathy Salvi now running for US Senate after her husband Al Salvi SOLD OUT gun owners following his 1996 Senate run

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NO THANKS:  Kathy Salvi now running for US Senate after her husband Al Salvi SOLD OUT gun owners following his 1996 Senate run

Kathy Salvi is running for the Republican nomination for the US Senate seat currently held by Tammy Duckworth.  Caveat emptor.  If the Salvi name sounds familiar, you are right.  It should sound familiar. See, back in 1996, her husband Al Salvi ran for the US Senate seat.  He won the Republican primary, thanks in large part to the help...
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SAT, JUNE 25TH: Donald Trump Coming to Adams County Fairgrounds in Illinois!

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The Donald, or President Donald J. Trump, will make an appearance at the Adams County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 25th.  It’s FREE and open to the public!  Tell your friends and share it far and wide on your social media pages! The event will take place in part to promote Donald Trump’s endorsement of Guns Save Life member Mary...
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U.S. Senate Is Claiming They Are Putting Together Bipartisan “Better Gun Control Bill”

U.S. Senate Is Claiming They Are Putting Together Bipartisan “Better Gun Control Bill”

“Better Gun Control”…yeah, like that’s a thing which really exists. Remember also, it’s still Gun Control, and you can’t polish a turd or pick up a turd by the clean end. A week or so ago in a fit of “We gotta do something” the U.S. House came up with a very draconian gun control bill and rammed it...
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ISRA Candidate Endorsements Are Out… Don’t blame us. We’re not affiliated with ISRA…

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ISRA Candidate Endorsements Are Out…  Don’t blame us.  We’re not affiliated with ISRA…

The Illinois State Rifle Association has released their candidate endorsements ahead of the June 28th primary.  We’ve gotten more than a little heat from callers upset about the ratings.  Folks, we aren’t the ISRA.   The ISRA-PVF has selected the following candidates for the General Primary election on June 28, 2022. Gubernatorial Candidate: Darren Bailey- Rep – Endorsed State Senate Candidates: District...
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LESSONS TO BE LEARNED: A tale of two Central Illinois home invasions

At a recent Guns Save Life meeting in Pontiac, a retired Illinois State Trooper talked about a couple of home invasion cases with very different outcomes right here in the Land of Lincoln. He shared publicly-available information, offering important lessons gun owners can take from the facts of the cases. First, he talked about a shots-fired home invasion in...
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The Importance Of Having A Way To Make Clean, Potable Water In An Emergency

Guest post. We all know how important it is to have clean, potable water in an emergency. But what are you going to do if your city’s infrastructure is damaged and there’s no way for the tap water to reach you? The solution may be as close as your kitchen sink. One way to ensure that you always have...
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ILLINOIS PASSED THE ‘ENERGY BILL’ THIS SUMMER: You need a backup source of electricity

Modern utilities in America, outside of California at least, provide mostly reliable electricity to consumers. However, things can happen. And when they do, you need a backup plan. Cables fail, trees fall and transformers do go bad. Ice storms and tornadoes also happen, along with politicians. Yes, politicians. On peak usage days, with the phase-out of coal-fired power plants...
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She single-handedly stopped a school massacre, but it hasn’t been ‘happily ever after’ for Angie McQueen

For the September GSL meeting in Charleston, we welcomed local hero Angela McQueen as our main speaker.   Back in 2017, she thwarted a massacre at the Mattoon High School by wresting a .40 S&W pistol from a deranged student. She initially shunned the spotlight, but word of her heroic response to a bad situation quickly spread through town and...
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THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS: The movie that influences revolutionaries and street gangs.

In regione caecorum rex est luscusIn the Land of the Blind, the one-eyed man is Kingby Desiderius Erasmus, a GSL member What if I were to tell you that a black and white movie, with a budget of only $800,000 made in 1966, was so profound that it significantly influenced revolutionaries throughout the world like “Che” Guevara, Fidel Castro,...
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GUNS SAVE LIFE WINS! Cook County Gun & Ammo Tax Unanimously Ruled Unconstitutional by Illinois Supreme Court

The Illinois Supreme Court has struck down Cook County’s gun and ammo tax as unconstitutional in a decision released Thursday, October 21st. In Guns Save Life v. Ali, the state’s high court ruled the tax on an unpopular fundamental right improperly violates the Illinois Constitution’s uniformity clause. The Cook County Board implemented $25 per gun tax on firearm purchases...
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