jboch

http://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.

The Boulder, CO Airlift: PMAGs for Freedom

[caption id="attachment_6226" align="alignnone" width="804"] Mapgul Boulder Airlift.[/caption]   Magpul is proud to announce the “Boulder Airlift”, our program to make sure that responsible Colorado citizens have the opportunity to own standard capacity PMAGs prior to the potential implementation of pending legislation that would infringe on their Second Amendment Rights. The…

Piers Morgan: Call him Mr. 87,000

87,000. That's how many viewers in the 27-54 demographic the charming gasbag Piers Morgan has on the average night. Black Sphere savages Morgan in a piece today. The First Amendment in America guarantees our right to free speech, perhaps the only right the Left clings to and champions. And chief…

NRA-ILA Alert: Gun, mag ban bills coming to Illinois House

Don't wait until IGOLD to contact your representative!   NRA ALERT:  Gun & Mag bills coming to Illinois House. This coming week, the Illinois House will consider extreme anti-gun legislation that will ban commonly owned semi automatic firearms and standard capacity magazines. The particular language will most likely be attached…

Colorado on cusp of banning most shotguns, too.

Colorado is set to ban most shotguns if Gov. Hickenlooper signs the bill passed by the Colorado legislature to ban so-called "high capacity" magazines. The bill outlaws magazines that can hold more then eight shotgun shells or can be readily converted to accept more than eight rounds, in addition to…

Despised by the despicable in the Congressional Record

The Congressional Record is forever. And our friend Roy Kubicek now has his name immortalized in the Congressional Record, thanks to the hired-gun Josh Attention-Horwitz of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.  "Despised by the Despicable," as Kurt Hoffman at the Armed and Safe Blog says. Josh Attention-Horwitz quotes Mr.…