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JAIL BREAK: Illinois Gov. Pritzker oversees release of almost 4000 prison inmates since March 1. See the list…

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April 30, 2020
JAIL BREAK:  Illinois Gov. Pritzker oversees release of almost 4000 prison inmates since March 1.  See the list…

The Illinois Department of Corrections has finally come clean with a list of inmates released since March 1, despite the “shelter-in-place order” issued by the Governor.  The data should scare the hell out of Illinois residents.  While many of the offenders had already been scheduled for “mandatory supervised release,” plenty more were released on...
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FIGHT BACK: How to push back on Gov. J. B. Pritzker’s quasi-lockdown extension

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April 24, 2020

On Thursday, April 23rd, Illinois Gov. Pritzker extended his lockdown on Illinois for 30 additional days.  Until the end of May.  Now it falls on us Illinoisans to help the Governor change his mind. How will this happen, you ask?  Thank you for asking.  We’ll get the governor to change his mind through a...
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How Do You Handle People Who Suddenly Want To Borrow a Gun?

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April 14, 2020

Now that our world has become a significantly more tension-filled place with the spread of the Chinese coronavirus affecting almost every aspect of daily life, a lot of non-gun owners have reconsidered their opinion on firearm ownership. Feeling less safe and secure during a national emergency makes people reconsider how they’d protect themselves and...
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Why I’m still no fan of Appendix Carry

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April 9, 2020

I know appendix carry enjoys increasing popularity among a lot of people including a good number of younger shooters. It also seems to be the choice of many keyboard commandos who want to be just like their heroes in the gun community. To say nothing of the folks who think they can buy skills...
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How Far Will Would-Be Tyrants Get Before America’s Gun Owners Say “Enough”

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March 27, 2020

Politicians left and right both love to talk about how they support civil rights.  But when some get their hands on power, and an opportunity presents itself, they become heavy-handed, paternalistic little tyrants.  Yes, actions speak louder than words and some pols find that jackboots fit them quite well. Even before this new Chi-Com...
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GSL Meetings Cancelled until May.

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March 13, 2020
GSL Meetings Cancelled until May.

All Guns Save Life grassroots meetings are cancelled until May. Please see GunNews and visit the GunsSaveLife.com website in coming days for updates. Stay healthy, get your rest, avoid crowds and practice good personal hygiene. And if you don’t have food and medicine for at least a month, get on it.  Yesterday.
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REMINDER: Illinois State Police begin enforcement of handgun sales registry by dealers

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March 12, 2020
REMINDER: Illinois State Police begin enforcement of handgun sales registry by dealers

A few months ago, we detailed how the Illinois State Police revealed in at least one “webinar” with licensed gun dealers that they intended to enforce the 2012 law “Section 24-4. Register of sales by dealer” under the Illinois Deadly Weapons statute. The law requires gun dealers to record the date of the sale...
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IN MEMORIAM: JIM BUTLER Services Wednesday, March 11th

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March 6, 2020
IN MEMORIAM:  JIM BUTLER  Services Wednesday, March 11th

With a heavy heart, we report that the great Jim Butler passed away Tuesday, March 3rd. Butler Funeral Homes (unknown if related) is handling his services. James “Jim” W. Butler, 84, of Springfield, died at 8:17 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center. Jim was born June 9, 1935, in Jacksonville,...
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WORDS HAVE MEANING: The Semantics of Manipulation

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March 4, 2020

  by John Ross Semantics: the historical and psychological study and the classification of changes in the signification of words or forms viewed as factors in linguistic development What is wrong with Conservatives and supporters of the Second-Amendment? Why, in spite of their best efforts, do they continue to lose ground to those on...
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Empty Holsters: Don’t be one.

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March 4, 2020

by Dominic Visione If you hang around cops enough (in a social setting, not while in custody) you may hear them refer to a colleague as an “empty holster.” Empty holsters are typically officers who are assigned to an administrative job, i.e, driving a desk instead of working patrol or investigations. Sometimes people drive...
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