Illinois Firearms Education
This section of our web site offers basic firearm education; it is not meant to be, nor is it, a firearms course. Students and interested persons who are
researching firearm safety and “Best Practices” will find the information in this section they are seeking--keep in mind, this section is not a
substitution for a firearms course!
If you have a question or want to see a subject specifically addressed, please email us at
Essential Safety Practices and Responsibilities
Federal Gun Laws, Self-Defense, Stand your Ground, Castle Defense, and other Illinois Gun Laws
Illinois Gun Laws
Use of Deadly Force in Illinois
Carrying Concealed in Illinois
The Defensive Mindset
Basic Pistol Shooting Skills
Using Your Firearm for Self-Defense
This section of our education series addresses commonly debated positions or misunderstood topics related to gun ownership.
WARNING: These are very pro-gun, second-amendment opinions related to every citizens right to carry and protect themselves with a
If an unarmed citizen feels safer waiting for the police to arrive, as their children, family, and self are under attack, brutally raped or
murdered--we honor and respect their position.
By the same standard, if an armed citizen chooses to include a firearm as part of their personal self-defense plan, we ask you respect
their opinion as well.