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Wednesday, August 1, 1962

Examiner, Los Angeles, CA

A burglar alarm wired to the cash register in the Watch Hospital, a store in Inglewood, Calif., awakened ...

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Wednesday, August 1, 1962

Eagle, Wichita, KS

David C. Warden, operator of a nightclub in Wichita, Kans., had moved into the club because of a ...

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Wednesday, August 1, 1962

Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA

After leaving a nightclub in New Orleans, Roger Perino and a friend were getting into Perino's car when ...

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Wednesday, August 1, 1962

American, Odessa, TX

Two burglars used a key to enter a cafe in Midland, Tex., but once inside they aroused the ...

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Wednesday, August 1, 1962

Times, El Paso, TX

Herman Casavantes, manager of an apartment house in El Paso, Tex., awoke one night to find that a ...

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Wednesday, August 1, 1962

Daily News, Chicago, IL

One man was in police custody with bullet wounds in the right arm and another was in critical ...

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Wednesday, August 1, 1962

Tribune, Terre Haute, IN

A single blast from a shotgun fired by Richard Beedle halted an attempted robbery at a gas station ...

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Sunday, July 1, 1962

Evening News, Newark, NJ

A man acting as advance guard for a team of burglars had broken into a radio and televison ...

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Sunday, July 1, 1962

Dispatch, St. Paul, MN

After being aroused by a homemade burglar alarm in his grocery store next door, Clifford Carlson of Minneapolis, ...

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Sunday, July 1, 1962

Examiner, Los Angeles, CA

A man entered a liquor store in Los Angeles, ran behind the counter waving a 20" butcher knife ...

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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.