Eric Webster simply couldn't believe this was happening to him
again, but he was going to put a stop to it this time. Webster had
just let his dog outside after finishing an evening card game with
his friends. The dog began barking loudly, and Webster stepped
outside to investigate. As he walked toward his driveway, a masked
man put a gun to his head and announced, "Don't move or I'm gonna'
kill you." Just four months previously, Webster and his wife had
been held at gunpoint while their house was ransacked and their
truck stolen. Webster thought of his wife and kids, now sleeping
just inside, and took action. "I wasn't going to do it," he said. "I
wasn't going to let it happen again." Webster ran back into his
house to get the rifle he'd purchased after the previous robbery and
yelled for a friend inside to get his gun as well. They then ran
back outside and discovered two masked men by the side of the house.
Webster and his friend fired at the suspects, who jumped into their
car and took off. Webster and his friend followed the would-be
robbers in Webster's car and contacted police by cell phone. The
chase ended when the suspects crashed their car and the men took off
running. A bag containing several guns was recovered from the
vehicle. Webster recognized one of the handguns as one taken from
him during the previous robbery. The suspects were eventually caught
and taken into custody.
National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action executive director, Chris W. Cox, released the following statement on Tuesday regarding President Donald Trump's signature on the National Defense Authorization Act
In a resounding show of support for the Second Amendment, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a legislative package that included H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, and H.R. 4477, ...
The National Rifle Association applauded the United States House of Representatives on Wednesday for passing the most far-reaching expansion of self-defense rights in modern American history. The National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 passed ...
As H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, comes closer to becoming law, the arguments against the legislation are increasingly strained. There are disingenuous appeals to federalism by those who would happily burden firearms owners under ...
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a full committee mark-up of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, this Wednesday! It’s therefore more important than ever to urge your member of Congress to support ...
In a stunning development, District of Columbia officials decided in October that they would not appeal a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit concerning the District’s discretionary concealed carry licensing ...
In a huge win for Second Amendment supporters, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held a mark-up of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, and favorably reported an amended version of the bill to the full House.
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.