"You really have to learn how to survive; it's a jungle out
there," said an unnamed Macon, Ga., convenience store clerk after
she repelled the second armed robber to enter her store in a year.
After she shouted at a man who tried to leave without paying for his
purchases, the thief pulled a gun from his pocket. The clerk opened
fire with her .38 cal. revolver and the man ran.
Bloomberg columnist Sir Max Hastings shares his thoughts on guns, crime, and the differences between his native Britain and the United States in “I Grew Up on Guns. Now I’ve Learned to Love Firearm Control.”
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.