John C. Fletcher was working in his Pewaukee, Wis., gun
store when he heard a hamering on one of the building's walls. He
grabbed a .357 Mag. revolver and went to investigate. He found a
would-be burglar trying to pound his way into the store.
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.