Deer & Turkey Expo

July 28th, 29th, and 30th - Peoria Civic Center

Come see us at the Deer & Turkey Expo at the Peoria Civic Center, Booth 624C, On July 28th, 29th and 30th!
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Range 3 is Closed

7/7/2017

Range 3 is closed for maintenance Friday, July 7, 2017.

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Holiday Hours

6/30/2017

The Illinois State Rifle Association office will be closed on both Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th.  The staff will return on Wednesday, July 5th.  Have a safe and enjoyable weekend!

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Mel Peterson Funeral Arrangements

6/22/2017

Melvin Peterson’s visitation and memorial services will be held on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017.
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GSSF/ISRA Summer League

6/21/2017

DATES: On these Sundays: June 25, July 30 and August 27, 2017. Registration begins at 8:30a.m. Mandatory safety briefing to shoot matches is at 9:00a.m. The first match will be fired at approximately 9:15a.m. and will end at noon.

LOCATION: Illinois State Rifle Association Range, Warner Bridge Road, 1589 N 7000 W Road, Kankakee, IL, 1.25 miles north of Rt. 17, West of Kankakee.

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MTG Night Shoot & Revolver Class

6/12/2017

There are a few openings for the MTG Night Shoot and The Revolver Class.
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Ruger Mark IV Safety Recall

6/9/2017

Ruger Mark IV Safety Recall

All Ruger Mark IV pistols (including 22/45 models) manufactured prior to June 1, 2017, have been recalled, due to a potential unintentional discharge if the safety is not utilized correctly.  Owners should go to: Ruger.com/MarkIVRecall and follow the detailed instructions.  

For Ruger Mark IV recall verification and further instructions for affected pistols, visit Ruger.com

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Volunteers Needed for Range Open House

6/7/2017

Volunteers are needed for ISRA Range Open House - June 17, 2017!  Please call the office at 815.635.3198 or return the Volunteer Flyer

Richard Pearson
ISRA Executive Director

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2017 IGOLD Raffle Winners

5/22/2017

All winners of the 2017 IGOLD raffle have been notified.  The following ticket numbers are:
Ruger American Compact 9mm - #2601
Ruger LC9 Pro 9mm - #3334
Ruger LCP .380 - #2308
Ruger LCR .38 Revolver - #0929
Alpen Binoculars - #2468

Thank you to everyone that participated!


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New Lenox Loyalty Day Parade - May 7, 2017

This coming Sunday, May 7, 2017, New Lenox is hosting their annual Loyalty Day Parade.
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Urgent Alert - SB1657 Moves To The House

5/1/2017

Many of you know that SB1657 - a bill to curtail retail firearm sales - passed the Illinois Senate last week and now moves on to the Illinois House for concurrence.  If SB1657 is passed into law, here is what will happen:

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ISRA Ranges 9, 10, and 11 Closed

5/1/2017

Ranges 9, 10, and 11 are closed today due to significant rainfall.

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Wisconson CCW Reciprocity

Wisconsin Department of Justice Announces Reciprocity with Illinois CCL Holders!

According to the Wisconsin Department of Justice, those with Illinois concealed carry permits are now recognized in Wisconsin.

See the Article

 

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IGOLD Raffle Results!

IGOLD Raffle Results!

Here are the winning numbers for the IGOLD Raffle, and we’d like to thank everyone who bought a chance and helped support the organization.

1st- Ruger 1911 .45 Engraved w/ ISRA logo - ticket #0588
2nd – Ruger LCR .38 revolver – ticket #5327 
3rd – Ruger LCP .380 – ticket #6629 
4th – Tactical Flashlight – ticket #2587
 
Winners of the firearms were contacted and flashlight has been mailed. ... 

 

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Otis McDonald Did the Right Thing

CHICAGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association regarding the passing of Otis McDonald: 

 It would have been understandably easy for Otis McDonald to just kick back and enjoy his golden years. Nobody would have blamed Otis one bit for wanting to savor the intangible riches that a long and eventful life has to offer – time with family and a good chuckle or two with friends. It would certainly be fair for one to ask why the heck a man in his seventies would want to launch a challenge against the hallmark achievement of one of the nation's most powerful political organizations. 

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ALERT - SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT

Accessories to (Your) Murder

When it became inevitable that Illinois would finally enact concealed carry, leaders of the pro-self defense movement began preparing for the political and legislative backlash that was sure to follow. After all, the gun-grabbers had invested a lot of money and political capital into stalling Illinois' efforts to become the 50th state permitting citizens to defend themselves. Oddly, some within the anti-self defense camp believed that, pass or fail, Illinois' concealed carry efforts would be the catalyst needed to spark a nationwide repeal of concealed carry laws.

 So here we are in late March and the anti-CCW barrage is well underway at the Illinois Capitol. Gun-grabbing legislators are tripping all over themselves to introduce legislation to eliminate advantages concealed carry gives the citizen over violent muggers, murderers, robbers and rapists. Once again, the gun-hating left has made its expectations abundantly clear. The gun-haters expect citizens to learn to live with and accept criminal behavior rather than expect criminals to conform to society's norms.

 Here is a taste of just some of the anti-self defense legislation introduced during this session of the Illinois General Assembly.
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