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SAFETY ALERT: Revolutionary violence (‘peaceful protests’) expected this Fri & Saturday. Use caution.

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August 28, 2020

Multiple sources are telling us that this weekend will be enriched with revolutionary violence, courtesy of the fine folks at Black Lives Matter and Antifa.  This violence reportedly will not only happen in Chicago and other major cities across America, but smaller cities as well.  Think about the widespread “unrest,” er, I mean peaceful...
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DEFENDING YOUR RIGHT TO DEFEND YOURSELF: GSL Stands with Kyle Rittenhouse… Consider donating to his defense. Info inside.

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August 28, 2020

We have watched many videos of the incident in Kenosha, Wisconsin where Illinois resident Kyle Rittenhouse (pictured above) shot three individuals, killing two during a riot on Tuesday evening. From what we can see on those graphic videos, we believe Mr. Rittenhouse was well within his rights to defend himself that night. Not safe...
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NOT A NICE GUY: Jacob Blake was armed… and didn’t submit to police commands

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August 27, 2020

Jacob Blake resisted arrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin Sunday.  Mr. Blake had warrants for several crimes.   He ignored police commands, and walked back to his car after scuffling with police. Some in the media like to claim he was “unarmed” at the time he was shot. Really? That looks a lot like one of these....
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BATF Notifies Illinois FFL Holders of Possible “Civil Unrest” in Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties

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August 26, 2020
BATF Notifies Illinois FFL Holders of Possible “Civil Unrest” in Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties

Photo Credit: Militant American.blogspot By Mike Keleher Well this is an oddity in the all time summer of oddities. Today, BATF sent out text messages and Emails alerting holders of federal firearms licenses to possible “civil unrest” in three Illinois counties, and reminds people with lots of legal guns to secure those guns, report...
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KENOSHA BURNS, LOCALS FIGHT BACK [GRAPHIC VIDEOS]

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August 26, 2020

Kenosha, Wisconsin faced their third night of revolutionary anarchists from Chicago and Milwaukee burning, looting and (would-be) murdering their way through the town.  Last night, the locals had enough.  They turned out to fight back.  And fight back they did.  The AP reported two dead and one wounded.  One of those dead was a...
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Establish your line in the sand now… not when a mob has formed outside

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August 25, 2020
Establish your line in the sand now… not when a mob has formed outside

With all the incidents of anarchy and unrest of late, there’s a chance that someday you or your loved ones could find yourselves on the dangerous end of a mob’s anger. With that in mind and while you can think calmly and without haste, consider what the threshold would be for you to use...
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THE REPORT FROM SPRINGFIELD: ISP’s Firearm Services Bureau is ‘FUBAR’; Investigations multiply

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August 21, 2020
THE REPORT FROM SPRINGFIELD:  ISP’s Firearm Services Bureau is ‘FUBAR’; Investigations multiply

State Rep. Dan Caulkins spoke at GSL’s Decatur meeting.  He shared an update on Illinois gun licensing schemes and on the many (federal) corruption investigations underway. He began with telling folks how ISP processed 50,456 FOID applications (new and renewals) in July. That’s down from the world-record 73,066 in June, but that’s still double...
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Flying With Pistols and Ammunition in Checked Baggage

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August 20, 2020
Flying With Pistols and Ammunition in Checked Baggage

By Mike Keleher I took a trip this summer to the Mohave Desert. Don’t ask me why, just know no one else flies into Palm Springs, lingers and then drives to Phoenix in 114 degree heat during the high point of summer-except me. Crowds are at a minimum. I took two small 9mm pistols...
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Anatomy Of Yet Another Guns and Ammo Shortage

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August 19, 2020
Anatomy Of Yet Another Guns and Ammo Shortage

By Mike Keleher Well here we are again. “Suddenly” ammunition has disappeared off the shelf, and we are all wondering just how long this shortage will last. Jumping ahead, my best guess, is to factor in the election plus six months…maybe longer before pre-Covid on the shelf availability and pre-Covid prices return and probably...
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SOME PEOPLE SHOULDN’T HAVE GUNS: Gomer pulls gun on three for not wearing masks in Bourbonnais, IL

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August 19, 2020

What is it with some people?  Why do they feel like they can get in people’s faces about masks?  Or worse yet, draw a gun on those without masks? Ask some guy by the name of Marc Boudreau.  He lives in Bourbonnais and at the local Jewel-Osco, he thought that concealed carry badge in...
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