Rob Pierce, Jr. was walking to dinner when two men, one a
self-proclaimed Crips gang member and the other wielding a handgun,
accosted him. With a gun to his back, Pierce was dragged across the
street to a dimly lit area and told he was about to be killed. "It
was like hell," he explained. Pierce, a concealed-carry permit
holder, drew a .357 revolver and shot one of the suspects, causing
both suspects to flee. They were later apprehended. Northampton
County, Pa., District Attorney John Morganelli said he hoped the
incident would teach "these young thugs" that the good guys might be
armed. "We don't expect our citizens to wait and get shot. As long
as I'm district attorney here, I'm probably going to err on the side
of the citizen," Morganelli said, adding he supports concealed-carry
Today, March 21, the provisions of the critical self-defense legislation, Sub. Senate Bill 199, go into effect. Thanks to your active involvement last session, this bill was signed by Governor Kasich last December. This law ...
Today, the Arkansas Senate passed Senate Bill 724, an anti-gun bill which undermines some of the key advancements made with the passage and enactment of House Bill 1249. SB 724 is now headed to the ...
Yesterday, March 20, the Idaho Senate passed House Bill 93 by a 35-0 vote. Introduced by state Representative Don Cheatham (R-3B) and sponsored on the floor by state Senator Marv Hagedorn (R-14), HB 93 would amend current law ...
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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.