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Monday, September 1, 1986

The Times, New York, NY, 6/28/86

Walking to his Greenwich Village, N.Y., apartment shortly after midnight, private detective David Barrett was accosted by a ...

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Monday, September 1, 1986

The News-Pilot, San Pedro, CA, 7/9/86

When a man attempted to rob a Wilmington, Calif., liquor store, he didn't count on the store clerk's ...

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Monday, September 1, 1986

The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 6/10/86

When Andrea Rucker saw a man breaking into a neighbor's Portland, Oreg., duplex, she called the police. She ...

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Monday, September 1, 1986

The Free Weekly, Glenwood Springs, CO, 5/21/86

When a Glenwood, Colo., man saw four strangers climbing into his pickup truck, he yelled at them. When ...

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Monday, September 1, 1986

The Chonicle, Houston, TX, 6/20/86

After beating and raping an Angleton, Tex., woman, the rapist turned away from his victim, thinking she was ...

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Monday, September 1, 1986

The Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC, 7/23/86

After a masked burglar broke into her home as she slept and bound her hands, a 21-year-old Greenville, ...

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Monday, September 1, 1986

The Sentinel-News, Ft. Wayne, IN, 6/21/86

Hearing shots and yelling next door at his Ft. Wayne, Ind., laundry, Ray Gilbert, Sr., grabbed his rifle ...

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Monday, September 1, 1986

The Herald, Miami, FL, 6/23/86

Awakened at 3 a.m. by the sound of his front door crashing in, Coconut Grove, Fla., carpenter Fred ...

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Monday, September 1, 1986

The Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH, 5/30/86

A Covington, Ky., resident awoke to find a strange man in his kitchen. The intruder fled, but Gerry ...

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Monday, September 1, 1986

The Times, New York, NY, 7/8/86

A man who ran amok with a sword aboard a Staten Island, N.Y., ferry killed two passengers and ...

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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.