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.

Hollywood’s Mantra: Guns for Me, Not for Thee

From the outside looking in, Hollywood may seem like a magical, gilded fantasyland, but it’s more of a disastrous disconnect… Read More >

Why Women Won’t Go to the Shooting Range

There are a host of reasons (or excuses) why ladies don’t flock to the shooting range. From discomfort or fear… Read More >

New Twist on an Old Favorite: The Morale Patch Gift Exchange

For a recent get-together, I was trying to think of something fun for our group of women shooters to do. Read More >

Seven New Year’s Resolutions Every Gun Owner Should Make … and Keep

Ugh. I detest New Year’s resolutions. I really do. In fact, I don’t think I’ve EVER made a list of… Read More >

Christmas Means…

Well … it’s Christmas Day today. Since my blog post doesn’t always come out on the exact holiday, I’m using… Read More >

Emotions on the Range

Reflecting recently after a long, exhausting week of instruction, I was trying to think through the firearms courses and the… Read More >

Alabama’s Thanksgiving Tragedy … Too Close to Home

I guess in some ways I feel slightly obligated (or maybe compelled in some way) to comment on the tragic… Read More >

Centered and Even

“Centered and even.” It’s a fantastic way for a firearms instructor to describe what a student needs to look for… Read More >

Why Should Anyone Carry a Firearm?

I believe that many certified firearms instructors do a great job of teaching people about the responsibilities of gun ownership… Read More >

What Does Your Mommy Do?

Sometime last year, when my son was in second grade, he was asked an interesting question: “What does your mommy… Read More >

Stick With This

A few weeks ago, we published a blog post about “sticker shock,” sharing that strong political messages… Read More >

Church Praise Teams and Security Teams

For many people, church is a haven, a safe place — often considered a second home full of brothers and… Read More >

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