A 66-year-old Montgomery, Ala., man and his handgun prevented a
would-be robber from making off with a bank bag belonging to a
church. The victim had arrived at a bank on a Monday morning, ready
to deposit funds from his congregation, when he was approached by a
man who forced him to the ground and took the money. However, the
church courier stood up, drew his gun and fired a shot that foiled
the crime. His attacker initially fell to the ground and
subsequently fled, but dropped the bank bag in the process. All the
money inside was recovered. Police said later it was uncertain if
the suspect had been struck by the shot, or if he had simply
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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.