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MORE REASONS TO CARRY: Crime proliferating thanks to left’s soft-on-crime policies

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February 28, 2020

Americans too often believe that violent crime almost always happens to other people. Most people never expect crime will happen to them. Until it does. People don’t realize that we have a 1 on 30 chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime every year. While most folks have been raising their families...
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CORONA VIRUS: Risks from Chinese packages; threat mitigation advice from a EMS leader

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February 25, 2020

News of the Corona virus has certainly spread far and wide in America.  Even the low-information types know that the Corona virus is something one doesn’t want to catch and that the Chinese are having a hard time dealing with it. Johns Hopkins website with the latest numbers. And while Illinois may be a...
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CHURCH SAFETY STRATEGIES: Protecting the flock with immediate responders

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February 4, 2020

by John Boch Having attended many church security/safety seminars both public and private over the years, I have seen a number of common themes in the courses. Interestingly, none have been shooting classes. Why not? Because typically, the gun comes into play only if the safety team people have completely failed to interrupt the...
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REPORT FROM RICHMOND: Never Prouder to be an American

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January 30, 2020

by Dale Lock Guns Save Life Sangamon County Regional Director Today my son and I attended the Virginia Civilian Defense League (VCDL) lobby day event. As you know by now, the world did not come to an end and nothing bad happened. All this despite the fervent wishes of the media and Virginia’s Governor....
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Make sure your young adult loved ones know about situational awareness!

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January 27, 2020
Make sure your young adult loved ones know about situational awareness!

by John Boch Over Thanksgiving weekend, a UIC student coed was robbed, repeatedly raped and then murdered in a parking garage by one of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s early release prisoners. The family and police found her cold, lifeless body a couple of days following the attack after pinging her cell phone for its location....
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LEARN ‘EM, LOVE ‘EM, LIVE ‘EM: Four Basic Firearm Safety Rules

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January 16, 2020
LEARN ‘EM, LOVE ‘EM, LIVE ‘EM:  Four Basic Firearm Safety Rules

by Richard Douglas Uncle Ben put it best: “With great power, comes great responsibility.” A firearm gives you a great deal of power and thus, responsibility. This means, as soon as you place a finger on any firearm, it’s your duty to treat that power responsibly. The question is: How do you become a...
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VISIONE: Keeping the Lead Out

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January 1, 2020
VISIONE:  Keeping the Lead Out

by Dominic “Nick” VisioneAs winter’s winds and temperatures take their hold in the Midwest, most Cowboy shooters’ minds turn to one thing (ok, maybe more than one thing). Reloading. Not that you can’t feed cowboy guns with commercially produced loads, it’s just that that will get crazy expensive really quickly. Since many shooters have...
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Illinois FOID card law spared emergency void in Guns Save Life court challenge

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December 31, 2019
Illinois FOID card law spared emergency void in Guns Save Life court challenge

Springfield, IL (The Center Square) – A three-judge panel denied a request from a gun-rights group for an emergency suspension of Illinois’ Firearm Owners’ Identification card law. The Fourth District Appellate Court ruled Tuesday that Guns Save Life, an Illinois-based organization that advocates for Second Amendment rights, didn’t prove the need for a temporary...
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Like guns? Avoid marijuana

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December 31, 2019
Like guns? Avoid marijuana

Sure, state law may allow medical or recreational use. However, marijuana usage, under current federal law, makes you a prohibited person for firearms purchase and possession. (GSL) – The Land of Lincoln’s new recreational marijuana law goes into effect on New Year’s Day. On that day, those who wish to partake in legal cannabis...
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THE GREAT REVEAL: Big R Springfield opens a (very nice) gun store within a farm store…

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September 30, 2019
THE GREAT REVEAL:  Big R Springfield opens a (very nice) gun store within a farm store…

A three-month intra-store remodeling project at the Big R in Springfield came to fruition with the “Great Reveal” to Big R’s owners, special guests and their families on a Monday evening in September. Guns Save Life had a golden ticket to attend and frankly, we came away impressed. In a time when gun shops...
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