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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.


Fast and Furious teen slaughter in Juarez with Obama Fast and Furious guns

October 1, 2012
Fast and Furious teen slaughter in Juarez with Obama Fast and Furious guns

Univision does the work America’s mainstream media no longer does when it is the Democrats who might be embarrassed or exposed:  hard-hitting investigative reporting. Univision linked a bombshell report on how the Obama Administration’s Fast and Furious program guns were used by a Mexican drug cartel in an attack on a party of high...
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American Marksman Course: The USRA puts their shots in the X-ring with this course

October 1, 2012
American Marksman Course: The USRA puts their shots in the X-ring with this course

by John Boch (GunNews) – I joined about 15 other shooters on Saturday, November 12th for a fast-paced and very enjoyable one-day American Marksman rifle shooting course put on by the United States Rifleman’s Association. Mother Nature treated us to a blustery fall day with lots of sunshine early and no shortage of wind...
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History IS Important: Gun control is race control – and it’s un-American!

September 30, 2012
History IS Important:  Gun control is race control – and it’s un-American!

By John Naese When discussing guns with gun control advocates, you can throw them off their game if you hit them with this little tidbit of information: Gun control laws were originally passed in this country to control minorities. They probably won’t believe you.  That’s why I wrote about that subject, and 49 others,...
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Junk Science and Junk Media: Americans have had enough

September 30, 2012
Junk Science and Junk Media:  Americans have had enough

By now our readers have read about the utter fraud perpetrated by scientists promoting the so-called “global warming” agenda.  Few will disagree that it’s nice to see demagogues and scoundrels squirm in the national spotlight. Fewer heard the testimony of the U.S. Secret Service Director to Congress in the aftermath of the Dinner Crashers...
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The socialist onslaught against America

September 29, 2012
The socialist onslaught against America

President’s Column by Jim Butler, President Sangamon County Rifle Association We see the rights and freedoms our Founders fought and died for may soon be replaced by the chains of permanent bondage as the agenda of Barack Hussein Obama is being exposed more each day.  Mr. Obama’s deeds and policies sure point to a...
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Chicago safe? Not with these predators roaming streets

September 28, 2012
Chicago safe?  Not with these predators roaming streets

CBS Chicago published a scary report titled, ‘Killing Is The Solution,’ Gang Member Tells Walter Jacobson with long-time reporter Walter Jacobson interviewing some Chicago gang members.  Their reporter asked some hard questions and received some even more shocking answers. The reporter asked the “bangers”, as he described them, what they wanted and they said “money.”...
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Keep Otis McDonald in your prayers.

September 28, 2012
Keep Otis McDonald in your prayers.

Keep Mr. McDonald in your prayers.  He and Dick Heller are two Americans who whose civil rights cases will be talked about for decades, if not centuries to come. Both are great men.   From No Lawyers – Only Guns and Money Keep Otis McDonald In Your Prayers Pastor Kenn Blanchard let me know...
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WE’RE WINNING: Gun haters cry in their beer at Mother Jones

September 27, 2012
WE’RE WINNING:  Gun haters cry in their beer at Mother Jones

The antis have put together a nice graphic lamenting the pushback of gun owners against onerous rules and regulations infringing on our right to keep and bear arms. It’s a nice, clear example of how we’re winning. And the hateful leftists who eschew freedom don’t like it one bit! Here are some “lowlights” from...
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Irresponsible gun owner of the day: Here kitty, kitty…

September 27, 2012
Irresponsible gun owner of the day:  Here kitty, kitty…

    So a frustrated husband threatens to get rid of his wife’s kitty cat by either throwing it over the fence. His wife got the gun and shot her hubby in the tummy with a .40 S&W pistol. We’re not sure the cat should be too cocky just yet.  Police have hauled away...
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God bless our troops: Soldier hit four times, returns fire

September 27, 2012
God bless our troops:  Soldier hit four times, returns fire

We found a great video of a soldier in Afghanistan who was shot four times, retrieved his rifle, and fought on. May God bless our troops and watch over them! From the soldier… “I got a hit a total of 4 times. My helmet cam died and i made it down the mountain on...
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