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Monday, December 1, 1986

The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR, 10/21/86

When 74-year-old Helen Whipple let her dog out for a run outside her Santa Clara, Oreg., home, she ...

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Monday, December 1, 1986

The Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA, 9/30/86

The owner of a Bucks County, Pa., general store burglarized twice in a month was prepared when a ...

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Monday, December 1, 1986

The Tribune, Albuquerque, NM, 9/16/86

L.B. Scott and his wife were asleep in their Albuquerque, N.Mex., home when they were awakened by a ...

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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Advocate, Stamford, CT, 8/21/86

Awakening to the sound of someone breaking into his Stamford, Conn., store, Gregory Mazza grabbed his licensed pistol ...

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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Post-Intelligencer, Seattle, WA, 9/17/86

Donald Murker tried to talk to a gunman who had fired a volley of bullets into a Seattle, ...

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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Sun, Merced, CA, 8/6/86

A 68-year-old Chowchilla, Calif., man was resting in his home when an intruder ripped the screen off his ...

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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Morning News, Dallas, TX, 7/19/86

A Lancaster, Tex., woman was loading a newspaper vending machine at 4 a.m. when a man approached her ...

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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Daily Times, Valdosta, GA, 9/15/86

A Lakeland, Ga., woman and her daughter were in their bedrooms when an armed man kicked in their ...

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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Times, Hammond, IN, 8/1/86

Hearing noises in his Crown Point, Ind., home late at night, Oliver Gilliam grabbed the pistol that lay ...

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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN, 8/21/86

Former Indiana state Rep. Robert Rickard returned to his Evansville home to find an intruder in his living ...

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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.