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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.


Highway Sign Work Report: Mission Accomplished!

September 24, 2012
Highway Sign Work Report:  Mission Accomplished!

Mission Accomplished by John Naese Last week, a GSL Highway Sign crew went out and totally refurbished one set of our “Burma-style” sign sets, on westbound I-72 between White Heath and Monticello, and got a good start on refurbishing the other set, on the eastbound lanes at the same location.  Today, we finished the...
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WE’RE WINNING SERIES… Thank you for a great 2011!

September 23, 2012
WE’RE WINNING SERIES…  Thank you for a great 2011!

  by John Boch President, Guns Save Life Originally published in the December 2011 issue of GunNews. As 2011 winds down, I’d like to thank each of our members for their contributions, both large and small, to our fine organization and its mission advocating for civil rights for all Americans. It’s been a wonderful...
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A lighter moment: Tequila. It’s the safe, natural cure to shyness

September 22, 2012
A lighter moment:  Tequila.  It’s the safe, natural cure to shyness

  A spoof on the drug commercials. http://youtu.be/xN0254u56Mc Be sure you stick with it through the contraindications and side effects.  
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Criminal Re-branding: CeaseFire Illinois becomes “Cure Violence”

September 22, 2012
Criminal Re-branding:  CeaseFire Illinois becomes “Cure Violence”

  The ex-cons and criminals at CeaseFire, recipients of a million dollars in “tribute” money – or “protection” money from the City of Chicago earlier this year has re-branded itself as Cure Violence in an effort, we suspect, to escape CeaseFire Illinois’ criminal reputation. What is CeaseFire Illinois and how in the world did...
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Rolling out the welcome mat for new shooters!

September 22, 2012
Rolling out the welcome mat for new shooters!

by John Boch, GSL President (GunNews) – Illinois’ excessive and oppressive gun laws impede new shooters taking up safe and fun shooting sports, not to mention deriving the potential life-saving benefits of firearm ownership. By educating more of our state’s residents, we can change attitudes and laws.  To affect that end, we should exploit...
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ANOTHER Mayor Against Illegal Guns member arrested…

September 21, 2012
ANOTHER Mayor Against Illegal Guns member arrested…

  What is it with Mayor Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns?  The ones who aren’t kiddie porn aficionados are busted for corruption! Is your mayor a member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns? Clearly, we shouldn’t trust MAIG members…     MIAMI (Orlando Sentinel) — The former mayor of North Miami Beach is under arrest...
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Distrust of mainstream media hits record high

September 21, 2012
Distrust of mainstream media hits record high

  Americans disgust with the mainstream media has reached new highs, with almost two-thirds of Americans, an all-time high according to Gallup, distrust the liberal major media outlets. Also, the number of Americans with fair or stronger confidence in the MSM has also reached new lows. Gee, we wonder why? And they wonder why...
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Tom Shafer: Good vs. Evil in the USA / Gun haters ignore Muslim domestic terror attack

September 21, 2012
Tom Shafer:  Good vs. Evil in the USA / Gun haters ignore Muslim domestic terror attack

  Tom Shafer addressed the SCRA meeting audience and began by passing around an extended Glock magazine, sold locally at Gander Mountain.  He also brought his Glock 19.  Both were just like the ones used by the would-be assassin ....
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Police response times in NYC continue to grow

September 20, 2012
Police response times in NYC continue to grow

  The old expression “When seconds count, police are only minutes away!” holds truer today than ever before, especially in New York City. Today, in New York City, the average response time is about 4.6 minutes before police can arrive to shoot innocent bystanders or negligently discharge their guns to kill a victim fleeing...
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September 20, 2012

 
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