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Remembering September 11, 2001

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September 10, 2021

Do you remember September 11th? While you and I do, plenty today do not.  Those college age and younger don’t have any recollection.  Even those in their mid- to late-twenties may have few if any memories of the day or its significance. I certainly remember it. It was on the Second Tuesday of September,...
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GETTING RANGE TIME in the era of ammo shortages

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September 6, 2021

By John NaeseIn the back of your mind, you knew the day was coming. It was just a matter of the next horrible crime committed by a gun (of course, not by a criminal!), or the next time the perennial gun ban bill came close to passing. You knew the ammo would dry up...
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Dear Concealed Carry Training Students…

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September 1, 2021

Twenty-one states with permitless carry prove on a daily basis that a lack of state-mandated firearms training and licensing to carry guns outside the home does not result in blood running in the streets. In a perfect world, all fifty states would recognize the 2nd Amendment as the only carry license needed. Alas we...
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Guns Save Life defends *everyone’s* right to self-defense

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August 26, 2021
Guns Save Life defends *everyone’s* right to self-defense

by Dale LockGSL PresidentIf I see someone drowning in the Sangamon River, I don’t ask about preferred pronouns. I don’t care what color they are, who they voted for or who they worship. Instead, I would help them. It’s the righteous, noble and Christian thing to do. In America today, many blacks and other...
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: September’s Springfield GSL meeting is CANCELLED. Other venues are a “GO!”

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August 25, 2021
IMPORTANT NOTICE:  September’s Springfield GSL meeting is CANCELLED.   Other venues are a “GO!”

Initially, we moved our “first Monday” monthly GSL meeting at SCHEELS to 4pm as the store closes at 6pm in recognition of the Labor Day holiday.   As we’ve moved closer to the meeting date – and with what’s happening with the latest COVID and other factors – SCHEELS has asked us to cancel September’s...
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GOT SHOVEL? Strategies to avoid loss of your guns

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August 25, 2021

“I lost them in a boating accident,” remains a common refrain of gun owners unwilling to answer questions about where their guns went. I’ve had a couple boating accidents myself – and I have the photos to prove it. With the new day in American politics and the hard left drunk with power, gun...
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A THIRD: One-third of known murder assailants in Chicago out on ‘affordable’ bail from previous felony arrests

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August 17, 2021

The Illinois Bail Reform Act of 2017 mandated that judges impose “affordable” bail to criminal suspects arrested by police. Theoretically, only misdemeanors and minor felony cases would receive “affordable” bail. However Cook County judges, under orders from Cook County’s Chief Judge Tim Evans, have brazenly applied it to all but the worst offenders. Implementation...
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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE STRUGGLE: FOID, CCW processing not only way behind, but riddled with errors

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July 6, 2021

Illinois law mandates that the Illinois State Police administer the Prairie State’s gun control schemes, including the much hated Firearms Owners ID cards as well as concealed carry licensing.  Even before the Chinese flu hit last year, the ISP struggled to keep up with FOID and CCW applications.  After the COVID lockdowns began, and...
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Do not go gentle into that good night

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June 23, 2021
Do not go gentle into that good night

In the Land of the Blind, the one-eyed man is Kingby Desiderius Erasmus, a GSL member Part 1 of 2:  Night visionShow me the man or woman who says that they are not afraid of walking alone in the dark of night and I will show you a fool, a liar, or someone with...
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COMING TO EFFINGHAM, ILLINOIS: Marjorie Taylor Greene. Meet the pro-gun alternative to AOC & ‘the Squad’ in person

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June 22, 2021

Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA-14) is coming to Illinois!  Yes, on Thursday, July 8th, she will headline an event at the Effingham Performing Arts Center.  Come meet the pro-gun alternative to AOC and ‘the Squad’.  It will be a fun evening. Congresswoman Greene has already made herself the lightning rod for criticism and venom...
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