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.

Imagine that: More guns, less crime in Virginia

As we wrote minutes ago about the extraordinarily well-behaved nature of those who get carry licenses: It's not rocket science, or even news to us gun owners.  Skeptics throughout the nation, overcoming years of bigotry instilled in them by the mainstream media and moron entertainers, react with amazement when they…

NICS crashes due to volume on Black Friday

Signs are everywhere as to the mood of everyday Americans when it comes to guns. Ammo and guns are flying off store shelves at literally record-making rates. It's so bad that the National Instant Check System, the FBI-administered government agency tasked with handling the gun purchaser background checks, suffered volume-related…

Imagine that: Kansas permit holders well-behaved

Unlike the kiddie-porn *1* *2* and corruption-loving *many* Mayors Against Illegal Guns, headed by the nation's nanny mayor Bloomberg and consisting solely of elected officials (specifically mayors), everyday gun owners who get a license to exercise their Second Amendment rights are extraordinarily well-behaved. It's not rocket science, or even news…

Tannerite: Stupid people seek legislation to fix stupid

[caption id="attachment_3625" align="alignnone" width="640"] Tannerite.[/caption] Tannerite has been making grown men giggle like little schoolgirls for close to ten years now. What is Tannerite? Tannerite is a binary reactive target system, where the user will mix the white "Tannerite" target mix with the activator to create a stable explosive that…

Gun shop employee shoots (former) customer

[caption id="attachment_3614" align="alignnone" width="400"] A medevac chopper lands outside a gun shop where an employee shot a customer.  Photo by Silver City Sun News.[/caption] by Frank Sharpe Fortress Defense Consultants It's being reported that this past Tuesday a New Mexico gun shop employee accidentally shot a customer in the back…

HELP WANTED at Guns Save Life

Want to do more for the cause?  Want to build your resume or job experience?  Looking for a new hobby? Guns Save Life is growing and we are looking for a few volunteers who are passionate about the Second Amendment and who want to help make a real difference in…

Nifty: Bullet-resistant armor for your iPAD.

[caption id="attachment_3544" align="alignnone" width="600"] It might look as though this was a failure, but in reality, the cover stopped both 9mm and .357 Mag slugs.Photos by engadget.com.[/caption]   Okay, it's technically "for" your iPAD in the sense that it's incorporated into the iPADs cover. The armor is for you, not…