Month: May 2024

REMAIN VIGILANT

As though Americans, and Illinoisans, needed another reason to practice their “ABCs” - otherwise know as “Always Be Carrying” - the conflict in the Middle East between Israel and Iran provides it. Not because Iran is going to invade downtown Chicago, but because of terrorist sleeper agents embedded in our…

Make Malfunction Clearing second-nature by practicing it regularly

Back thirty years ago, semi-auto handguns were just starting to become popular.  Manufacturers have worked out the kinks with double-stack magazines for the most part.  Reliability kept improving as did form factors and trigger quality. Today, everyone loves semi-auto pistols, particularly for self-defense applications.  Greater carry capacity and less complicated…

Coming in June 2024: GSL Geneseo!

Gun Valley is the home to multiple gun manufacturers, including Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms. Coming in June, it will be home to the newest regional chapter of Guns Save Life! Yes, Guns Save Life is coming to Gun Valley with meetings in Geneseo, Illinois on June 25th. Our…

Bill Oglesby: A national treasure!

Bill Oglesby, the internationally-known exhibition shooter and an encyclopedia of firearm-related knowledge joined us at our Sangamon County meeting in April. He said he was well enough to be out of the hospital for a few days. He began by talking up the virtues of revolvers, including Old West Guns.…

GunNews: May ’24 Edition… Download and Share today!

GunNews Magazine, the May 2024 edition, is now available for download.  Share the file or the link with your friends, neighbors, family and others. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD! [caption id="attachment_41575" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Instructor Michael Brown.[/caption] We recognize Instructor Michael Brown who holds the distinction of one of only a handful…