Ten-year-old Clarence C. Wimberly found himself in a
terrifying position one morning when a pit bull pinned him down on
the hood of a car. The dog clawed and growled viciously in the
boy's face as he screamed and his mother pounded on the front door
of a nearby house. When neighbor Marc McElroy answered and saw what
was happening, he retrieved his .38-cal. revolver from inside and
ran to the boy's rescue. After distracting the dog with barking
sounds, McElroy fired one shot, which hit the crazed canine in the
chest. Even though the dog fell to the ground, it attempted to
continue the attack. McElroy closed in and finished the beast with
a final shot. "I thank God I was there, and I thank God I had my
gun," he said later. Young Wimberly escaped with only minor
On March 2, gun control über matron Shannon Watts issued a tweet taking the online retailer Sportsman’s Warehouse to task for making a certain firearm available to adults as young as 18. No doubt Watts ...
Based on the results of a Zogby Analytics poll released earlier this month, Second Amendment supporters may have a counter-intuitive message for virtue-signaling Hollywood heavyweights pledging their support for restrictive firearm laws: keep up the ...
The Rand Corporation, a “research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier, and more prosperous,” released an ambitious review of existing firearms-related ...
Unless you follow this stuff closely, you probably hadn’t heard this. And why would you have? Although it was breathlessly reported in some of the year-end roundups, the rule actually went into effect in September. ...
The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauded on Wednesday the passage of H.R. 4909, the “STOP School Violence Act of 2018.” This bi-partisan legislation provides funding for training students, teachers, school administrators and local law ...
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.