Women & Guns

Women are the fastest-growing segment of the firearms community and have a unique set of needs when it comes to carrying concealed. Find helpful tips and articles, including the Pacifiers & Peacemakers series, to empower you to be your family’s ultimate protector.

 
Blue Line’s Fabric Clip: A Beltless, User-Friendly Holster Option
Blue Line’s Fabric Clip: A Beltless, User-Friendly Holster Option
Beth Alcazar — March 19, 2019

Blue Line's Fabric Clip is a unique, accessible and user-friendly option for women who want a durable Kydex holster that functions properly without a belt.

Firearms on the Open Road: RV Travel and Camping Safety
Firearms on the Open Road: RV Travel and Camping Safety
Beth Alcazar — March 12, 2019

As a responsibly armed American, there’s more to camping plans than checking off if a campground has fire pits, grills or a well-stocked fishing area.

Boonie the Sheepdog: Teaching Kids Gun Safety
Boonie the Sheepdog: Teaching Kids Gun Safety
Beth Alcazar — March 5, 2019

Boonie the Sheepdog, the newly adopted mascot for BFTA, and his trainers educate kids regarding what they should do if they find a gun.

PepperBall LifeLite — When Lethal Options Aren’t an Option
PepperBall LifeLite — When Lethal Options Aren’t an Option
Beth Alcazar — February 26, 2019

The PepperBall LifeLite is one innovative and effective solution for self-defense (especially when lethal force is not warranted or permissible).

Eye on the Target Radio: The Little Show That Could
Eye on the Target Radio: The Little Show That Could
Beth Alcazar — February 19, 2019

My friends Amanda Suffecool and Rob Campbell make up the talented brother and sister team that hosts Eye on the Target Radio (supported by REALIZE Firearms Awareness Coalition).

Linda Harris: A Legacy of Instruction Continues
Linda Harris: A Legacy of Instruction Continues
Beth Alcazar — February 12, 2019

I still remember the first time I met Linda Harris. Years ago, some co-workers and I were at the Harris’ home (we had been training at nearby SIG Sauer Academy), and she had made us venison chili for dinner. Of course, I almost felt like I knew her already since I had heard so many amazing stories…