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The Battle of Athens


This week, for Throwback Thursday, we revisit one of the most important events in the entire history of the 2nd Amendment:  The McMinn County War or, as it’s best known: The Battle of Athens.  The level of importance is high for several reasons, but none more important than the fact that it stands as living testament to the fundamental need …

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Top 10 Stupidest Things Said By a Gun Grabber in 2016


2016 was a hell of a year for guns rights activists.  It was seen, by many, as a last ditch effort to further obstruct and usurp 2nd Amendment Rights from average, every day citizens.  No legislation proposed that actually aims to keep guns out of the hands of known criminals – but plenty of bills aimed at people like you …

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All I want for Christmas is…


Oh, Christmas time!  A time for family…and breaking your back shoveling snow (seriously, why do I always wait until winter to think about buying a snow blower?)  But!  It’s also a time for giving.  My wife tells me, all the time, that I’m a very hard person to shop for, though, so that got me to thinking:  Why not create …

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Levi Strauss tells law abiding gun owners to take a hike


Levi Strauss & Co. CEO Chip Bergh is posting an open letter to customers, asking law-abiding citizens to refrain from bringing their concealed carry firearms into Levi Strauss stores. Bergh said his letter represents a “request” rather than a “mandate” or all-out ban, but he hopes customers will honor the request and enter Levi Strauss stores unarmed. Fortune published Bergh’s letter, …

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We purchased enough firearms on Black Friday to arm the Marine Corps


Black Friday, a day of commercial consumerism. The lines are wrapped around the buildings waiting for the deals of a lifetime. While you might think most consumers are out there waiting for the latest new toy or the biggest TV, many buyers on Black Friday are buying something totally different. Black Friday is apparently the day to buy guns. Lots of …

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“One in A Billion” Suspect’s Gun Disabled By Officers Bullet


Aurora, Colorado – Arapahoe County prosecutors on Wednesday, July 13, cleared a Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy in an off-duty shooting stemming from an attempted robbery back in January. Deputy Jose Marquez was shot in the shoulder and abdomen during the Jan. 26 attempted robbery in an apartment parking lot on East Adriatic Drive near Rangeview High School. One of the suspects fled the …

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Slot & Wing Hobby: A Local Legend That’s Proudly Pro-Gun


Slot and Wing has been a family owned business since 1965.  They originated in Rantoul, IL right outside of the Chanute Air Force Base.  Bryant Thompson was the founder of Slot and Wing. His experiences as a world class modeler of Scale Planes and Boats brought Slot and Wing a great reputation throughout the central Illinois area. Since the founding of …

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Champaign County GOP: “No Guns Allowed Signs Are Not Anti-Gun”

Mark Ballard, right, along with Dean Clausen.  Photo from The News-Gazette

It’s been just over one year since we last wrote about a chain of banks in the Champaign area called Bank Champaign.  In that article, we talk about how the bank decided that it was in the best interests for the safety of their customers to ban legal firearms from entering their establishment…a policy that they have yet to reverse, despite mountains of …

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