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Red Flag Laws

Are you aware that several states have laws in place to circumvent your Second, Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights, relating to…Read More >

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SAF Wins Injunction Against Deerfield IL’s Assault on 2A

Deerfield IL jumped in with both feet when it entered the foray to be what many would consider to be the most oppressive gun control community in the nation. Fortunately, it looks like local lawmakers bit off more than they could chew when they went after the Second Amendment rights of citizens, thanks to the efforts of pro 2A groups such as the Second Amendment Foundation and Illinois State Rifle Association.

Concealed Carry

Top 5 States to Avoid with Firearms

Just because it is the holidays, does not mean we can let our guard down. In fact, traveling to areas you are not as familiar with, crowded shopping malls, or on significant holidays all raise the threat from the everyday criminal as well as the lone wolf attacker. As a result, sadly, we need to be more vigilant and ready to take responsibility for our own safety more than ever. However, crossing state lines could land you an invite for Christmas dinner in the pokey. Here’s a list of the top five states to avoid while carrying with firearms, along with a handful of (dis)honorable mentions.

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NSSF: Statement on Chicago Gun Trace Report

We have all seen surveys that claim gun owners support a proposal based on a couple of pieces such as these when in fact the anti gun forces are proposing something much more insidious. Chicago’s latest Gun Trace report may be just such as a strategy, but that is for the reader’s to decide. Here is the reading and analysis from the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF).

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Illinois’ Proposed Ammunition Serialization Legislation Plan Plagued

Last week, state Representative Sonya Harper filed House Bill 6615, legislation that seeks to create a serialization system of “handgun ammunition” in Illinois. While HB 6615 claims to only encompass handgun ammunition, the language would also go so far as to include most popular pistol, rifle and shotgun ammunition.

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Blaming Criminal Activity on Law-abiding Firearm Dealers

In the name of increasing public safety, legislators seek to mandate elaborate security standards and other costly operating procedures. Legislators, community advocates and anti-gun groups publicly announced the Illinois Gun Violence Prevention Coalition and the Gun Dealer Licensing Act.

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Is Illinois Going Pro Gun?

It seems there may be a glimmer of light for gun owners in the Land of Lincoln. Surprisingly, the changes are in Cook County! Not so surprising though is the fact that it is against the will of the lawmakers in Cook County.

Students can carry at the University of Utah. Reported sexual assault is 58 percent less than the national average.

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Which Colleges Allow Guns on Campus

Despite a state’s concealed carry laws—colleges and universities may prohibit guns on campus. Only a few states allow students with permits to defend themselves while on campus. Here is a list of colleges to consider when it’s time to choose you or your kid’s education.