Harry Carpenter suffers from pulmonary fibrosis and wears oxygen
tubes for much of the day, but that didn't stop him from fending
off two knife-wielding burglars. Police say two young men barged
into his home, one forcing him at knifepoint to sit on a couch
while the other demanded money from his wife, Jackie. When Jackie
pretended to faint, Harry's captor went to investigate. Harry
sneaked into the laundry room where he kept an unloaded .22-cal.
rifle he's owned since his youth. "I shot many a squirrel with that
thing," he said later. The intruder returned before Harry could
load his firearm, but Harry racked the bolt home as if it were
loaded. "He yelled out, 'Let's go, he's got a gun!'" Harry
recalled. The suspects fled the scene and were being sought by
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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.