Two deer hunters taking target practice about six miles from
the Montana State Prison recently apprehended three escaped convicts
who had eluded a massive manhunt for two days. Ron Collins, an
ex-guard at the prison, and Graham Blacklock spotted the three
hiding in sagebrush and held them at gun-point until authorities
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.