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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.


Quite a contrast: Chicago elects corrupt pols, downstate IL votes for right-to-carry

November 10, 2012
Quite a contrast:  Chicago elects corrupt pols, downstate IL votes for right-to-carry

The contrast in Illinois is stark. Urban dependency culture voters in Chicago vote for Santa Claus in the form of Democrats, even when those Democrats are under federal investigation for corruption and various scandals. Jesse Jackson Jr. for instance: As expected, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Chicago) cruised to an easy victory with 63 percent...
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Product Review: Esbit Pocket Stove

November 10, 2012
Product Review:  Esbit Pocket Stove

Product Review:  Esbit Pocket Stove by John Boch (Guns Save Life) – The Esbit Pocket Stove is a tiny and lightweight foldable stove for backpackers and others who want a small stove without packing a lot of weight.  About the size of a deck of cards, it weighs only a couple of ounces. The...
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Wired mag: Report: Mexican Cartel Bought Guns From U.S. Border Patrol

November 9, 2012
Wired mag:  Report: Mexican Cartel Bought Guns From U.S. Border Patrol

(Wired Magazine) – The testimony of a Mexican hitman turned government witness has revealed some astonishing details of life inside Mexico’s criminal underworld. Most astonishing of all: claims that cartel assassins obtained guns from the U.S. Border Patrol. According to Mexican magazine Revista Contralinea, the testimony comes from a protected government witness and former...
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World War Z trailer

November 9, 2012
World War Z trailer

  Loved the book. Will Hollywood mangle the book with “artistic license”?  Time will tell. Something to look forward to next summer.   In HD: http://youtu.be/HcwTxRuq-uk?hd=1   Not so HD: http://youtu.be/HcwTxRuq-uk
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You’re invited: Patriot Picnic Saturday!

November 9, 2012
You’re invited:  Patriot Picnic Saturday!


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UPDATE: Bill Davis visitation tonight.

November 9, 2012
UPDATE:  Bill Davis visitation tonight.

Bill Davis, the man who almost single-handedly distributed as many as 2,000 copies of GunNews Magazine each month to distribution points north of Champaign County on the I-57 corridor passed away Friday, November 2nd. GSL has been blessed to have a number of remarkable men like Mr. Davis, who selflessly work behind the scenes,...
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Chicago Isn’t Safe: 14-year-old girl abducted, gang-raped on way to school

November 9, 2012
Chicago Isn’t Safe:  14-year-old girl abducted, gang-raped on way to school

A 14-year-old girl walking to school in an average neighborhood in Chicago is abducted by six male savages in a car, taken somewhere and gang raped. Does this sound like a city you would want to visit to spend time for vacation or business, much less a place you would like to live? It...
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Justice? Slap on wrist negotiated in Urbana, IL homicide case

November 8, 2012
Justice?  Slap on wrist negotiated in Urbana, IL homicide case

Warning:  Cynicism and sarcasm is dialed up here as we’re in stunned disbelief.  If you want to give us a piece of your mind, the address is GunNews at gmail.com.   Slap on wrist negotiated in homicide case News came in today regarding the May 2012 homicide case involving a 3-year-old toddler in Urbana. ...
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No tears shed here.

November 8, 2012
No tears shed here.

  Now, if we can hook him up with a “go directly to jail” ticket, that would be really sweet! Holder Announces He Might Not Stay On As Attorney General BALTIMORE (CBSDC) — Attorney General Eric Holder might not be sticking around for a second term. Holder told law school students at the University of...
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Irony: Homeowners turn to gun owners to defend homes, not government

November 8, 2012

  When the going gets tough, residents in New Jersey and New York have found government isn’t there to protect them from violent intruders, looters, rapists and burglars. What do they turn to? GUN OWNER NEIGHBORS. How about that? All the sudden, in these anti-gun urban areas, it’s the gun owners who are suddenly...
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