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jboch

https://www.gunssavelife.com/?page_id=68 CCRA/GSL member for 15 years and VP for almost as long. Lead instructor for GSL Defense Training with nearly 15-years experience as a handgun instructor and more recently rifle instructor as well, teaching hundreds of people (kids and adults like) basic firearm safety and handling skills. Editor emeritus of GunNews. Grew up in Hillsboro, IL. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign Alumni. Works as an office manager during the day, publication editor at night and firearms instructor on the weekends. Firearm training junkie. Graduate of shooting schools taught by nationally-known instructors Massad Ayoob (Lethal Force Institute, 299/300 qualification score), John Farnam (Defense Training International), Pat Rogers (EAG Tactical), “Sully” Sullivan (Defensive Edge), John Krupa (Spartan Tactical Training Group, class top individual combined skills shooter), Frank Sharp (Fortress Defense), Steve Tarani and classes from numerous other regional and local instructors on firearms and defense topics as diverse as exhibition shooting (shooting trap with a rifle among other fun stuff), defensive knife, speed skills and first aid. United States Rifle Association Certified Instructor, Appleseed Intructor (in training), NRA Certified Rifle, Pistol and Personal Protection in the Home instructor. Teaches primarily with GSL Defense Training, but does 100% volunteer work for USRA, RWVA and the longest-running NRA Youth Shooting Camp in the USA, recently promoted to running the pistol line there. Married to guns and firearms training, and enjoys photography, flashlights, amateur radio as hobbies. Shares the home with three furry ferrets and a delightful woman who could do better than John. Terribly unlucky, John has tragically lost most of his guns and ammo in a series of boating accidents.


BIRD LIVES MATTER: Meet Montana Resources Staffers Using Rifles To Save Birds’ Lives

November 27, 2022

Bird lives matter. How you ask? Business Insider explains with a video that begins with the words, “Every round in this rifle could save a bird’s life.” It goes on to explain how the Montana Resources staff use guns, noisemakers, drones and more to discourage birds from a mile-wide toxic pond along the flightpath...
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‘GUN CONTROL IS WINNING ISSUE’ LOL: Iowa voters approve gun rights amendment to Iowa Constitution by 2-1 margin

November 25, 2022
‘GUN CONTROL IS WINNING ISSUE’ LOL:  Iowa voters approve gun rights amendment to Iowa Constitution by 2-1 margin

Iowa voters administered a firm slap to the face of gun control organizations in Tuesday’s election. By a 2 to 1 margin they voted to safeguard the right to keep and bear arms, designating it “a fundamental individual right.” Hawkeye State voters approved a proposed amendment to the Iowa State Constitution that not only reaffirms the...
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DARWIN LATE, BUT NOT ABSENT: Police impersonator accidentally shoots his cohort before homeowner shoots him DRT… dead right there

November 24, 2022
DARWIN LATE, BUT NOT ABSENT:  Police impersonator accidentally shoots his cohort before homeowner shoots him DRT… dead right there

Who wouldn’t momentarily hesitate if they hear someone shouting, “POLICE!” as their door gets kicked in?  Bad guys in Harris County, Texas tried that ruse.   It didn’t work out so well for them. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez held a press conference the next day about the pair of pretend cops who forced entry on a...
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Aspiring home invader, masked and armed, suffered a painful failure in proper victim selection in Kokomo, Indiana…

November 23, 2022
Aspiring home invader, masked and armed, suffered a painful failure in proper victim selection in Kokomo, Indiana…

Eighteen-year-old Marrell Tyler, pictured above, probably should have cultivated a habit of going to bed early. Instead, very late one recent night, he donned a ski mask, pulled a gun, and then entered someone else’s apartment in Kokomo, Indiana.  He would later tell police that he entered the first door he found unlocked at...
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FAKE NEWS:  NBC pronounces ‘Gun Control’ as a ‘Winning Issue’ for Democrats after Midterms

November 22, 2022

Fake news is fake news.  Just like fake narratives of the mainstream media are so often just as fake as their news reporting.  Example, you ask?  One of NBC’s crack analysists looked at the election results in the Midterms and made a bold pronouncement:  Gun control is a “winning issue” for candidates.   Clearly he...
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WIREPOINTS NAILS IT: Six signposts of Chicago’s ‘progressive’ law and order breakdown…

November 21, 2022
WIREPOINTS NAILS IT:  Six signposts of Chicago’s ‘progressive’ law and order breakdown…

A tease from a great story they just published.  Worth the entire read. Six signposts of Chicago’s “progressive” law and order breakdown Here are six clear indications that progressive apologetics have undermined public safety, with the toxic effects most deeply felt in Chicago’s black communities. Police have been effectively banned from stop-and-frisk, foot chases...
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Chicago Sun-Times runs op-ed by Democrat lobbyist bragging about voting for ‘more of the same,’ worried about mythical threats while Chicago’s leadership delivers misery to city’s most ‘vulnerable’… and everyone else except the ruling class

November 21, 2022

My oh my.  Remember back in the day when Shannon Watts claimed to be just another housewife sick of gun violence.  Because of that she started Moms Demand Action.  In reality, she was a political insider and President and owner of VoxPop Public Relations, a boutique liberal PR firm. Well, the Chicago Sun-Times ran...
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December 2022 Guns Save Life Regional Meeting Line-up

November 21, 2022
December 2022 Guns Save Life Regional Meeting Line-up

We do have a few changes to report from the usual routine… Sangamon Co. Because of a scheduling conflict with our home location at SCHEELS, we’ll be at the Springfield Air Combat Museum (at 835 S. Airport Drive) on the FIRST MONDAY in December. You might bring a folding chair just in case we...
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Police bodycam shows Baltimore cop shooting ‘Anti-Violence Activist’ attacking a woman with a very large knife [VIDEO]

November 20, 2022

Dramatic police bodycam video from Baltimore shows a police officer running up to save a woman from an “anti-violence activist” trying to stab her with a knife. The officer, identified as Zachary Rutherford, fired multiple shots to stop the attack. After the incident, the Baltimore Sun painted the attacker, Tyree Moorehead, as a victim of police violence and...
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HERO HERO HERO: Good Guy with a Gun waiting on oil change at GA Walmart stops abduction, murder of child behind store

November 19, 2022
HERO HERO HERO:  Good Guy with a Gun waiting on oil change at GA Walmart stops abduction, murder of child behind store

More and more details of the harrowing story of the good guy with a gun who stopped a child abduction and attempted murder behind a Warner Robins, Georgia Walmart have come to light.  While waiting for an oil change at the store, Kelcey Willis heard a child screaming, “Please don’t beat me!” The screaming...
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