When 62-year-old Perry Johns of Pensacola, Florida, answered
a knock at his front door one morning, he found a female
acquaintance asking to use his telephone. Once inside, the woman
asked Johns for money, a request she reinforced by pulling a gun.
The scene sent a friend of Johns, who had been visiting, running
from the house to summon police. After briefly chasing him, the
woman went back inside and ordered Johns to drive her and a
companion to a bank money machine to make a with- drawal. But as
they stepped outside, Johns grabbed a gun from behind the door and
fired several shots, wounding and sending the woman to the ground.
Like her companion, she escaped, but was captured shortly thereafter
to face charges of home-invasion robbery, aggravated assault with a
firearm and kidnaping.
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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.