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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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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Times, Chattanooga, TN, 8/25/86

With an escaped killer on the loose in Fort Payne, Ala., Dale McDow took his shotgun along when ...

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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Missoulian, Missoula, MT, 9/5/86

Doug Wells was clubbed unconscious by a man outside his Missoula, Mont., home and then bound. The intruder ...

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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Review Chronicle, Philadelphia, PA, 9/18/86

Two men broke into James Knipe's Philadelphia, Pa., home and lunged at him with swords, "defying him to ...

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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.