Checking on his car when he heard sounds in the parking lot
of his apartment complex, an Amarillo, Tex., man came under fire
from two would-be car thieves. The resident drew his own gun, and
killed one of the gunmen and wounded the other. The dead man had
been arraigned several months before for an incident in which an
eight-month-old child was shot.
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.