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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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Saturday, November 1, 1986

The Leader & Press, Springfield, MO, 9/16/86

Two men wearing handkerchief-type masks, one armed with a gun, burst into Marvin Russell's Springfield, Mo., liquor store ...

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Wednesday, October 1, 1986

The Star-News, Chula Vista, CA, 5/1/86

A Chula Vista, Calif., couple on a weekend fishing trip along the Mexican border was menaced by 10 ...

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Wednesday, October 1, 1986

The Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, FL, 7/5/86

Waking to find a light on in his Sarasota, Fla., home, Frank Falato called out for his mother, ...

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Wednesday, October 1, 1986

The News Journal, Pensacola, FL, 8/25/86

When a Myrtle Grove, Fla., woman heard noises in her garage, she loaded her gun and walked to ...

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Wednesday, October 1, 1986

The Union, Sacramento, CA, 7/15/86

After a heavily armed gunman broke into Jeremy Sterger's Wilton, Calif., home, killed his brother and his father's ...

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Wednesday, October 1, 1986

The Tribune, Chicago, IL, 6/16/86

Hearing noises in her apartment at 2 a.m., a South Side Chicago, Ill., woman got her handgun and ...

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Wednesday, October 1, 1986

The Fort Worth Star Telegram, Fort Worth, TX, 7/10/86

Raped in her bed while her unsuspecting husband worked outside in the garage, a 62-year-old Fort Worth woman ...

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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.