MEETINGS ON THE 3rd
WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH 7PM at
Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) FORMS
The first battles of WWI were fought 100 years ago this August. Our speaker this month will be discussing firearms and flare guns of England, France, Italy, America, Germany and Canada, as well as accoutrements and other memorabilia from the Great War. It is sure to be an interesting evening so be sure to join us...and don't forget to bring a friend!
WCGR Gun Giveaway
Will County ISRA members, Amy Holman and
Richard Skonieczny, were the names drawn for the WCGR Gun
If You Missed Last Month’s Meeting…
For aggressive bleeding management, properly-applied (and managed) tourniquets are now a very important method; they were previously often considered a bad thing to use. Pressure dressings are usually adequate though, except for extreme emergencies. With a major injury, you must press very aggressively to control the blood flow. more
Well, it’s another big win for those who believe in the Constitution and all the Amendments, especially the Second Amendment. The first landmark win was in Washington, DC, where the first in a series of triumphs for gun rights was won in the Supreme Court in the Heller decision back in June of 2008. That decision basically said that the Second Amendment applies to Federal enclaves and protects the right for an individual to possess a firearm for lawful purposes. Of course this was followed by another landmark case, in 2010, by the McDonald v. City of Chicago decision. This one stated that the right of an individual to "keep and bear arms" is incorporated by the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and applies to the states. This decision cleared up any uncertainty that was left in the wake of District of Columbia v. Heller as to gun rights in regard to the states. The latest win was in the US District Court for the City of Washington, DC, on July 26th of this year and, for the third time, the attorney was Alan Gura. The Second Amendment Foundation funded the case of Palmer v. District of Columbia. The ruling states that that the right to bear arms applies not just inside the house, but outside the house as well. How soon residents there will be able to carry a firearm is yet to be seen, and you can bet your last dollar that the anti-gunners will do everything in their power openly and underhandedly to stop this or severely constrict this right. Hopefully the ruling will send a strong message that the prohibitive “discretionary issue” laws could be in trouble, such as those that allow authorities in Maryland, New Jersey and New York to, in effect, ban carrying outside the home for personal protection by not issuing carry permits. more
Soliciting Articles and Pictures -
As you may have noticed, it has been awhile since pictures and articles from Will County Grass Roots members have been added. If you would like to write an article/commentary for inclusion to the site we would really like to see it! Pictures of your last outing at a local range or hunting trip would be great. Did your son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, etc. get their first or biggest Buck, Goose, etc.? Let's see your pictures!
All articles/commentaries will be reviewed/approved by the Will County Grass Roots board prior to publication. By submitting your pictures/commentaries you are granting the ISRA and Will County Grass Roots permission to publish them on this web site.
Please forward your pictures or commentaries to email@example.com
WILL COUNTY GRASSROOTS CONTACTS
Chairman - Doug Mayhall
Vice Chairman - Terry Kreimeier
Secretary - Al Tiscareno
Treasurer - Jim Perry
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