In his Las Vegas, Nev., apartment, John J. Miller was
preparing to go to work. Alerted by the growling of his dog, Miller
obtained a revolver from his bedside table, and went into the living
room to investigate. He confronted an armed intruder. Miller fired
and the would-be bandit fell mortally wounded.
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.