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
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The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action applauds the Texas Senate today for passing Senate Bill 16, legislation that substantially reduces License To Carry fees in the Lone Star state.
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.