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PERVY PRIEST CAUGHT? Gun control crusader Father Pfleger removed from St. Sabina’s church over child sex abuse allegations

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January 5, 2021

What would you do if a Catholic Priest molested your child?  Child sex abuse allegations have caused the Chicago Archdiocese to remove Father Michael “Snuffy” Pfleger from his parish at Chicago’s St. Sabina’s church.  Why does GSL care about some potentially pervy priest in America’s largest open-air shooting range known as Chicago? Because the...
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GSL Decatur Meeting Wed. Eve Cancelled; Peoria on for Thursday evening

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January 5, 2021
GSL Decatur Meeting Wed. Eve Cancelled; Peoria on for Thursday evening

We regret that both our primary and secondary locations for the Decatur GSL meeting have both fallen unavailable. Coz’s Pizza is very optimistic that they will be open for our February meeting – assuming Joe Biden doesn’t pull some national lockdown bravo sierra upon taking office. In better news, our Peoria GSL meeting is...
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USPS FAIL: GunNews haven’t arrived for anyone… yet…

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December 29, 2020

GunNews haven’t arrived.   For anyone. We are well aware of the problem.  Once again, we have not found anyone who got their GunNews in December by USPS.   You would think Joe Biden is already President or something. Every time we check whether a members’ name and address are correct and on the print list,...
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NSSF Reports ATF Drops Stabilizing Brace Objective Factors After Only 1 Week of Public Comment

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December 23, 2020
NSSF Reports ATF Drops Stabilizing Brace Objective Factors After Only 1 Week of Public Comment

  By Mike Keleher The National Shooting Sports Foundation sent out an email late today December 23, 2020 announcing the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) has rescinded its Notice of “Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with Stabilizing Braces” that was published just last week in the federal register! Yes just a week...
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ATTENTION COLLECTORS:Two big IL gun sales featuring historical firearms Jan. 1 & 2

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December 22, 2020

Central Illinois will see two big gun sales in coming days. The sales will include the private collections of two prolific gun collectors, including a GSL member. Springfield Armory Pre 98 1896 Krag .30-40 Krag at Bauer’s. MATTOON: Bauer Auction 1000-gun auctionOn Friday, January 1st starting at 9am, Bauer Auction in Mattoon will host...
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ATF Invites Public Comment to Proposed Changing Pistol Wrist Braces to NFA Registration Items Like Machine Guns and Suppressors

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December 18, 2020
ATF Invites Public Comment to Proposed Changing Pistol Wrist Braces to NFA Registration Items Like Machine Guns and Suppressors

By Mike Keleher The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives just dropped a gun registration whopper in full view of the apprehensive post-election public in a classic Washingtonian move. If you have never seen it play out, this is how bad news is put out in D.C. – you wait until a Friday...
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HELD HOSTAGE NO MORE: GSL Peoria meetings will take place in January! UPDATED!

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December 17, 2020
HELD HOSTAGE NO MORE:  GSL Peoria meetings will take place in January! UPDATED!

Given the arbitrary and constantly changing orders, escalating threats and moving goalposts of Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s COVID response, we have had to cancel some GSL meetings. Sometimes on short notice. For that, we apologize. Now, given new restrictions, we are seeking short-term alternative meeting locations to replace regular venues unable to host us...
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VISIONE: More thoughts while shaving…

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December 17, 2020

  by Dominic VisioneBeards are a pain! Well, I recently reacquainted myself with the unpleasantness of removing one. For my fun, and to the dismay of my spouse, I thought a little mustache/beard combination would look good at the SASS Cowboy Action Regionals in Arcadia, Oklahoma during the end of October. Bad idea to...
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ACT NOW: Preparing for the coming storm as gun owners

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December 16, 2020

(Originally published in the December 2020 issue of GunNews.  You would have seen this about four weeks ago if you were a member of GSL!  Join today.) by John BochBig changes are coming to America if Joe Biden “wins” this election. And changes may be coming to Illinois as well. Here are things you...
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Ghost of Christmas Future Arrives Early This Year- ATF Raids Polymer 80, and Biden Staff Indicate Anti-gun Executive Actions Will Be Issued in January

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December 11, 2020
Ghost of Christmas Future Arrives Early This Year- ATF Raids Polymer 80, and Biden Staff Indicate Anti-gun Executive Actions Will Be Issued in January

Photo credit: basementmedia.com By Mike Keleher Well I started the day with the idea of writing an article warning people to buy up high capacity rifles, pistols and magazines before the new administration starts in January, and to make mention of the fact the Democratic party may have enough votes in Congress to pass...
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