Off-duty Detroit, Mich., policeman Robert Winbourn was
attacked by three would-be robbers, one of whom was armed with a
gun. Winbourn drew his service revolver, exchanged fire with the
gunman and wounded him. The other two men escaped.
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.