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.

Best and Worst Parking Spots

Parking lots can pose a challenge to people when considering good situational awareness and seeking out the safest spots. Just… Read More >

The Impact of Firearms Tragedy

Bill Botkin of Strategic Training & Consulting, Inc., a friend and a fellow instructor and training counselor, posted on Facebook… Read More >

On Independence Day

“Independence is declared; it must be maintained.” – Sam Houston, American politician (1793–1863) Today is July 4th, our Independence Day, a… Read More >

A Time to Kill: The Myth of Christian Pacifism

A few years ago, at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, I had the privilege of moderating a… Read More >

Grip Safety: Yea or Nay?

One gun that I typically carry with me on a daily basis — one of my go-to concealed carry guns… Read More >

Personal Lessons on Why You Need to Clean, Maintain and Inspect Your Firearms

I thought it was me. When I heard the shot timer go off at the Steel Challenge state championships, and… Read More >

Firearms: Because You Can

When I was a sophomore in college at the University of Montevallo, I distinctly remember being followed to the parking… Read More >

Quotable Quotes

I love quotes. And I have always been a bit of a quote collector. I just really enjoy the power… Read More >

Water Gun Expulsion: Does the Punishment Fit the Crime?

A Pop Tart chewed into the shape of a firearm. An empty .22 case in a toddler’s pocket. Or a… Read More >

Blue Force Gear: Micro Trauma Kit NOW!

I am not a trained medic. While I’ve taken first-aid and CPR classes, I do not have the education or… Read More >

What Women Think About Guns … and What the Anti-Gun Media Doesn’t Want You to Know

At this year’s 2017 USCCA Concealed Carry Expo in Fort Worth, Texas, I had the opportunity to lead a panel… Read More >

Declined for Career Day

My son’s elementary school sent out a notice the other day, asking parents to come to the school to share… Read More >

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