The tranquility of poet Carlton Eddy Breitenstein's
Providence, Rhode Island, home was shattered one evening when an
intruder suddenly appeared on the second floor. The 83-year-old
Breitenstein defended himself with a gun, sending the man fleeing.
Police later caught the suspect who sustained a gunshot wound to the
chest that required hospitalization. Breitenstein had been assaulted
in his house the previous afternoon and had been the victim of a
break-in little more than a week earlier.
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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.