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.

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 >

Shooting … and the 80/20 Rule

There’s a popular saying in the firearms world that shooting is 80% mental and 20% physical. So is it? Is… Read More >

One-Handed Shooting Stances … and Their New Names?

While teaching a ladies’ class that was focused on one-handed firearms training, I got into an interesting discussion… Read More >

Women and Firearms: We’re Not a Fad

I received a message the other day that contained the following statement: “I was welcoming women into shooting before it… Read More >

Muzzle Management Revisited

According to Colonel Jeff Cooper, universal gun safety rule number two tells us to “NEVER let the muzzle cover anything… Read More >

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