When an armed robber pulled a gun on a coworker at her St.
Louis gas station, Rosemary Edwards retreated to the station office
and grabbed a .38 cal. pistol. When the robber fired at her fellow
employee, Evans opened up, hitting the criminal in the chest.
Police caught the man when he tried to get medical attention.
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.