Frank Riggi and his wife were awakened by an intruder who
broke into their Schenectady, N.Y., apartment in the middle of the
night. Riggi reached for a licensed .32 cal. pistol and fired,
wounding the criminal and putting him to rout.
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.