An Olympia, Washington, resident, along with his wife and
their two children, was asleep at 2 a.m. one Saturday when a burglar
forced open the kitchen door of their home. Roused by the noise,
the homeowner armed himself with a 20-ga. shotgun and confronted the
trespasser, warning him to leave. When the warning went unheeded and
the man advanced toward him, the homeowner shot once, killing the
TELL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO OPPOSE “UNIVERSAL” BACKGROUND CHECK BILLS
Recently two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called "universal" background checks. The bills,H.R. 8andS. 42, are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would do.
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.