On April 18th, 1775, Dr. Joseph Warren, head of the colonials in Boston, was informed that the British Regulars were going to try to seize colonial guns.
The Illinois Senate will be holding a floor vote on bill SB1657, sponsored by Senator Don Harmon and supported by Chicago Democrats.
The Illinois Legislature has recessed until April 25th. When they return, there will be 28 action- packed days until the spring session ends on May 31st.
Included in the program are firearms safety issues, marksmanship basics, various shooting positions, speed reloads, drawing from a holster, and more.
The National Safety Council (NSC) has just released the statistics on accidental firearm deaths for 2014 – 2015. The totals are the lowest since 1903.
Please bring these with you for IGOLD 2017:
1. Bring an umbrella or your packable raincoat, slicker or poncho. Unfortunately, rain is predicted.
IGOLD (Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day) is coming up on April 5, 2017. By now you should have received your IGOLD mailing list.
This bill would also affect your ability to sell or refresh your own gun collection, by defining YOU as a gun dealer in Illinois.
Years ago, the City of Chicago ran legitimate firearm dealers and shooting ranges out of town. For a long time, the Second Amendment hung on by a thread.
The gun-grabbers in the Illinois General Assembly are moving full speed ahead with their plans to empty your gun safe and destroy your rights.
Bob Harvey of the South Florida Gun School addressed this issue last week in an article published in Ammoland. I am borrowing some of his ideas here.
Oak Park has formed a new Gun Control cabal disguised as yet another “Gun Safety” group, they call themselves Gun Responsibility Advocates..
IGOLD is coming up on April 5th this year and for the first time in a long time, the ISRA is not going to sponsor charter buses to the event.
The Trump Administration is underway, despite the tactics to slow down the President’s cabinet picks, by Senate Democrats.
An IL federal district court judge has denied that state’s motion to dismiss a legal challenge by the Second Amendment Foundation of restrictions on the possession of firearms for personal protection.
Today is the 241st anniversary of the founding of the United States Marine Corps. Happy Birthday Marines. Enjoy your cake!
On Saturday, October 15, the ISRA Black Powder Championship was held at our Range in Bonfield. Participation was up more that 100% from last year.
The ISRA PACs for state and federal elections released their combined 2016 Sportsman’s Election Guide to ISRA Members.
The ISRA will be holding a special town hall meeting in advance of the General Elections. You need to be there to be briefed on issues important to Illinois firearm owners…..
The Wall Street Journal has reported that federal agents with the Immigration & Customs “convinced” police officers in California to spy on gun shows attendees…
Last week saw the West Chicago pull their prohibitive zoning language from consideration on the day of the Planning Commission hearing…..
The killer in the Cascade Mall shooting was a Turkish alien who tried to purchase a handgun and asked if there was any way he could avoid the background check…..
On Tuesday night, the West Chicago zoning commission will consider a measure that would effectively ban the operation of a firearm retail store or range anywhere in the village.
Last weekend I attended the Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) in Tampa, Florida. I am pleased to report the Illinois State Rifle Association has…..
Today is the official first day of Autumn, which also means the days until the 2016 Presidential Election are dwindling to a precious few.