A few moments after an Anchorage, Alaska, cab driver picked
up a fare, the rider drew a pistol and ordered him to hand over his
cash. The driver pulled his own gun instead, and after a short
stand-off the would-be thief broke and fled the cab.
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.