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Friday, July 24, 2015

Veteran halts gas station robbery, WALB, Albany, Ga. 07/17/15

Army veteran Don Rogers was inside a gas station in Sycamore, Ga. when a robber armed with a gun entered the store and demanded money from the clerk. Rogers responded to the threat by drawing ...

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Monday, July 20, 2015

Kansas' new permitless carry law helps citizen thwart robbers, WIBW, Topeka, Kans. 07/13/15

Joe Tapley was inside the Academy Sports and Outdoors store in Topeka, Kans. when three robbers started stealing firearms and cash from the behind the gun counter. As they made their way outside the store, ...

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Former CNN Anchor After Self-Defense Shooting: “If you don’t want to carry please don’t. Then, shut the f--- up about it.”

Former CNN Anchor After Self-Defense Shooting: “If you don’t want to carry please don’t. Then, shut the f--- ...

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Friday, July 3, 2015

In Albuquerque, Another One of Those "Rare" Self-Defense Shootings

"Guns are rarely used to kill criminals or stop crimes," claims the Violence Policy Center (VPC), led by longtime handgun-ban ...

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Pizza delivery driver halts robbery, The Sun-Sentinel, Palm Beach, Fla. 06/24/15

A Domino’s pizza delivery driver was returning to his store in Hollywood, Fla. when a pair of masked and armed men attempted to rob him. The driver responded by retrieving a gun and shooting at ...

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Pharmacist scares off robber, KCTV, Kansas City, Mo. 06/09/15

A woman entered Spalitto’s Pharmacy in Kansas City, Mo., claimed she was armed, and demanded Oxycontin from a pharmacist. The pharmacist responded to the threat by retrieving a .45-caliber pistol and levelling it at the ...

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Friday, June 12, 2015

Homeowner shoots intruder who got in through doggie door, KABB, San Antonio, Texas 06/11/15

A burglar gained entry into a house in San Antonio, Texas through the doggie door. While the intruder was inside the home, the homeowner returned. Upon discovering the burglar, the homeowner retrieved a gun and ...

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Woman frightens off knife-wielding robber, The Portland Press-Herald, Portland, Maine 06/08/15

A woman was walking to her car in Portland, Maine, when a man armed with a knife approached her and demanded money. The woman refused and got inside her vehicle, where she retrieved a gun. ...

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Right-to-Carry permit holder interrupts shooting spree in Georgia liquor store, WSMV, Nashville, Tenn. 06/01/15, WSB-TV, Atlanta, Ga. 06/02/15

A man who a day earlier had been caught stealing from Magnet Package Store in Rockdale County, Ga. returned to the store with a gun and began firing. The attacker shot and killed the store ...

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Monday, June 1, 2015

Armed cabbie fights off pair of knife-wielding robbers, Florida Today, Brevard County, Fla. May 30, 2015

Two men hailed a cab in Sebastian, Fla. then attempted to rob the driver at knife-point. The cabbie responded by retrieving a gun and shooting one of the criminals, prompting them both to flee. Police ...

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.