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.

Remembering My First Holster Carry

For the ladies who are thinking about concealed carry, hopefully you’ve been training with your gun. Perhaps you’ve taken it… Read More >

Test Anxiety & The Steel Challenge Match

I had one of those crazy dreams last night… You know the ones, where you’re back at your high school… Read More >

Open Carry and Responsible Gun Ownership

I don’t have any issues with open carry. I live in Alabama, and I have spotted a handgun on someone’s… Read More >

The “Don’t List” For Women With Guns

It’s amazing to me how quickly and how often people will tell a woman she should not carry a gun… Read More >

Aikido: An Additional Layer of Self-Defense Training

About eleven years ago, my husband started Aikido training, and he loved to use me for practice. I’d willingly stand… Read More >

Thank You, Everytown

I’d like to personally thank Bloomberg’s anti-gun organization Everytown for their new anti-gun advertisement. It very aptly and profoundly demonstrates… Read More >

Talking to Kids About Guns: An Interview With a 4-Year-Old

My husband and I have three children, only one of whom is old enough (at 12) to have really meaningful… Read More >

The Parallels of Parenthood & Gun Ownership

I never knew that I could think of my guns in a similar way to how I think of my… Read More >

Firearms and Eye Exams: Part II

In my last blog post, I shared about my need to get an eye exam, after way too many years… Read More >

Firearms and Eye Exams: Part I

I can’t remember the last time I had my eyes checked. Really. It has been THAT long. I have a… Read More >

Just Another Reason Moms Should Carry

For those moms who don’t want guns, who don’t like guns, or who support gun ownership but don’t yet own… Read More >

Design vs. Intent: Why We Teach Our Children That Intentions Matter

My 4-year-old son was playing Lego Batman on XBOX 360 the other day. He doesn’t really know how to play… Read More >

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