Without warning, the man walked into the Boomtown Grocery in
Haughton, Louisiana, and pointed a gun at the owner and her sister.
He told the two women if they refused to give him all of the store's
money, he would kill them. Undaunted, the shopkeeper produced a
.357 Mag. and unleashed at least five shots. Hit, the assailant
returned fire as he crawled from the store. The owner was grazed by
a bullet, but her attacker suffered much worse. He had nothing to
show for his criminal efforts but a critical bullet wound to his
shoulder and a list of charges--including two counts of attempted
murder--from police who quickly arrested the man and his accomplice.
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Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action, issued the following statement on the nomination of Congressman Ryan Zinke to be the Secretary of the Interior
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.