People are rushing to and from their vehicles with hardly a second glance at their surroundings. Situational awareness is key...
As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.
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Halloween is upon us, but this year we must also be cognizant of how the COVID-19 pandemic can affect us and our children.
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Get out your map of Illinois and draw a line around Chicago, Cook County, and the surrounding towns. The rest of the state might as well be a completely separate political entity when it comes to firearms. We all know that the laws pertaining to legal gun ownership in Illinois are quite onerous,
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School is back in session! However, this school year has started off quite differently than in years past due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
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The legal concept of one’s ability to defend themselves is not new concept. It can be dated all the way back to ancient Rome...
What if a protest erupts on your front yard in Illinois?... Here's what an Independent Program Attorney had to say on the matter...
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Mike Johnson is an Independent Program Attorney for U.S. LawShield. Read this see what the Illinois Independent Program Attorney had to say...
The month of May, and now the first week of June, has seen 2A rights take a hit across the country at all levels. In continuing our mission to empower our members with education and legal knowledge here are some of the changes affecting you from this past month. NJ Gov. Posed to Sign Six... [Read More]
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New regulations, new fees, and mountains of red tape could endanger the livelihood of current Illinois firearms dealers, and deter prospective owners from starting new ones to take their place, under Senate Bill 1657, which has now been approved by an Illinois House committee. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park), will, among... [Read More]
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The Illinois Senate has passed a bill that would lengthen prison sentences for repeat gun offenders in the Prairie State. Senate Bill 1722, seen as an attempt to reduce gang-related gun violence in Chicago, calls for the doubling of sentence for some repeat gun felons. The bill calls for increasing criminal sentences in the range... [Read More]
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Keith Gullens, a 26-year-old felon thought he was doing the right thing when he returned a handgun to a gun store after he discovered his friend had stolen it. On June 20, 2016, Gullens and his friend Gerald Bumper visited South Post Guns in South Streator, Illinois. During the visit, Bumper reached over the counter and... [Read More]
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