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Wednesday, March 1, 1961

Associated Press, IN

After fourteen burglaries in twelve years, Fred Williamson set a burglar alarm in his Indianapolis restaurant and rigged ...

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Wednesday, March 1, 1961

Leader, Lexington, KY

In Arjay, Ky., general store owner Curt Mills was shot in the shoulder by one of two masked ...

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Wednesday, March 1, 1961

Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, MO

An ex-convict entered a St. Louis dry goods store, struck owner Clarence E. Skala on the head with ...

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Wednesday, February 1, 1961

Herald Tribune, New York, NY

A Sing Sing parolee with a prison record dating from 1940 invaded the Brooklyn pharmacy of Joseph Longo, ...

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Wednesday, February 1, 1961

Star, Kansas City, MO

Van F. Sims, who lives in a Kansas City, Kans., apartment next to a dry cleaning shop, awoke ...

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Wednesday, February 1, 1961

The Courier, Charlestown, IN

Orval Stoner closed his Charlestown, Ind., gas station and headed for his car with the day's receipts. Hiding ...

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Wednesday, February 1, 1961

American, Chicago, IL

Delicatessen owner Stanley Wasik snatched his cal. .38 revolver from under the counter and shot two bandits who ...

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Wednesday, February 1, 1961

Tribune, Great Falls, MT

In Troy, Mont., when the burglar alarm sounded in his store next door to his home, Les Coffman ...

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Sunday, January 1, 1961

World-Herald, Omaha, NE

Harry Shrago stood just outside the door of his Omaha grocery and heard daughter Florence shriek from inside ...

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Sunday, January 1, 1961

Post-Intelligencer, Seattle, WA

Stan Baker went to the rear of his Seattle gun store to get a box for the rifle ...

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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.