What to Do About Anti-Gun Police Groups? Defund Them!

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Broadly speaking, rank and file police in America support gun rights. After all, beat cops know a good guy with a gun might someday save their life, too. On the…

Brits Raise Terror Alert to Critical

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In the aftermath of the horrific Muslim terror attack in Manchester yesterday, the British authorities have raised their terror threat level to “Critical.” According to the government, they expect additional terror…

John Boch: What I Carry and Why

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I have a confession to make. My gun accompanies me every day in every place it’s legal. No surprise, right? Different folks carry for many reasons. There’s a reason I…

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Illinois Retail Merchants Association Sells Out Small Gun Retailers for FFL Licensing Carve-Out

By now you’re heard about the now-defunct Illinois Firearms Manufacturers Association, solely owned and operated by Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms. IFMA dropped their opposition to the bill in…

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NRA A-Rated Illinois Dems Voted for Gun Dealer Licensing Bill

So everyone is asking what happened with the Illinois Senate passing the Gun Dealer Licensing bill. In short, we lost two votes that we thought we had locked up. As…

Illinois Gun Dealer: ‘We Can’t Give Springfields away.’

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Your scribe had himself a busy day, delivering copies of GunNews Magazine (click to here to download the latest issue) to Guns Save Life‘s Chicagoland distribution team. In the course…

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BREAKING: Illinois Gun Dealer Licensing Bill Advances Out of House Committee

The Illinois Gun Dealer Licensing bill just advanced out of an Illinois House committee on a 7-6 vote. It now goes to the House floor. The committee hearing room turned…

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The Dirty Baker’s Dozen: Gun Control Groups Descend on Illinois

  This year we have a whole new crop of gun control advocates working the halls of the capitol here in Springfield. Many of these lobbyists have worked in the…

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EDITORIAL: Can Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms be Trusted for the Long Haul?

Springfield Armory has jumped into the gun rights fight in Illinois. They’re spending big bucks to stop SB-1657 — the very same gun control bill that they (and Rock River Arms) enabled by withdrawing…

Illinois Gun Dealer Licensing Law SB-1657 Heads for the House

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Illinois gun owners face a very real threat. Illinois’ gun dealer licensing bill (SB-1657) will have a hearing in a House committee next week, and from there it will almost…

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‘Sons of Guns’ Will Hayden Sentenced to Life in Prison for Rape

No more “reality” TV for Will Hayden. A judge today sentenced the former “Sons of Guns” reality show star to life in prison. Hayden, founder of Red Jacket Firearms, had…

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When Seconds Counted, Dallas Police Were Only 87 Minutes Away

Imagine waiting 87 minutes for a police response after calling 9-1-1 to report a home invasion in progress. It happened in Dallas in recent days. Thankfully, the homeowner escaped the…