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Tuesday, August 1, 1961

Times Herald, Dallas, TX

A hand reached out and cut a piece from the screen door, reached in and opened the door. ...

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Tuesday, August 1, 1961

Star Telegram, Fort Worth, Tx

In Fort Worth a bandit strode into a liquor store, pulled open his coat to reveal a pistol ...

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Tuesday, August 1, 1961

Associated Press, AL

After closing their Perdido, Ala., grocery, Mr. and Mrs. John Huff, 64 and 61, left their garage and ...

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Saturday, July 1, 1961

Examiner, Los Angeles, CA

Aroused by sounds of a trespasser outside his home, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Albert Lee Stephens, Jr., ...

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Saturday, July 1, 1961

World-Herald, Omaha, NE

A lone bandit victimized Omaha service station attendant Les W. Carper on 2 occasions. The first time he ...

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Saturday, July 1, 1961

Tribune, Oakland, CA

Because of recent burglaries, druggist John Skinner had been sleeping in his San Francisco store. Awakened by sounds ...

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Saturday, July 1, 1961

Bulletin, Philadelphia, PA

Five years ago, when Martin Block was robbed in his Philadelphia haberdashery, he vowed, "I will not be ...

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Saturday, July 1, 1961

Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, TX

In Como, Tex., proprietor Fred Brooks, Jr., fired a cal. .32 pistol at a prowler in his cafe ...

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Thursday, June 1, 1961

News-Call Bulletin, San Francisco, CA

In Atherton, Calif., an armed burglar broke into the bedroom of Dr. and Mrs. William W. Tevis, snatched ...

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Thursday, June 1, 1961

Associated Press, IL

Rt. Rev. Msgr. D.A. Lemieux, a skilled hunter, reached for a 12-ga. shotgun and a cal. .32 revolver ...

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NRA ILA

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.