When Rufus Freeman caught two safecrackers in his store near
Minter City, Miss., and one turned on him with a shotgun, Freeman
killed him with his own shotgun. The pistol-armed accomplice ran
through the store firing at Freeman, and the storekeeper felled him
with one more blast.
Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.