A 13-year-old Sioux Falls, S.D., boy was sick at home one
morning when an intruder apparently intent on committing a robbery
invaded the residence through an unlocked sliding door. The masked
man, who likely did not consider the boy a serious challenge, now
stood before him brandishing a hammer. The intruder himself likely
fell sick, however, when the boy grabbed a shotgun and called 911.
In his apparent frustration, the home invader struck blows into
several walls with the hammer before fleeing the residence.
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.