After an 87-year-old woman's home was burglarized, her daughter gave
her a .38-caliber handgun so she’d be prepared if it happened again.
That gesture may have saved the senior citizen's life. According to
the police, early one morning, the woman awoke to the sound of a man
breaking into her home. Calling for help wasn't an option; he had
cut her phone wires. After the man removed the security bars from
the woman's porch and attempted to access the front door, she fired
a round from her pistol. The would-be intruder lay dead on the
woman's porch for nearly four hours before her daughter showed up
for breakfast. "She couldn't call for help and was afraid to go
outside," said a state policeman. Authorities are investigating
whether the man, a career criminal, was also responsible for the
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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.