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.

Range Rules & Expectations: All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Does anyone recall Robert Fulghum’s book, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten? There are some amazingly… Read More >

The Anti-Revolver Movement?

I was in a local gun store the other day, purchasing something for Christmas, and I overheard a discussion that… Read More >

Beginner Tips: Ocular Dominance

I am kind of an oddball when it comes to shooting. I am right-handed. But I am left-eye dominant. And… Read More >

Concealed Carry Magazine … for WOMEN

It wasn’t too long ago that I was excitedly looking over some women’s gun magazines. That’s right: Magazines about guns… Read More >

Opting Kids Out of Gun Safety Training

There are a lot of stories in the media about dumb things and even dumber people. I usually ignore them. Read More >

Treat Every Firearm as Though It’s Loaded…and a Bullet is Traveling Down the Barrel

A few months ago, I was teaching a large class of women who were brand new to firearms. Some of… Read More >

Kids, Guns…and Toy Guns

I have three children. And in the middle of my two girls, I have a little boy…a 6-year-old son, to… Read More >

Traveling with Firearms

I have been groped, patted, swabbed, and checked while traveling the friendly skies, and I have had my luggage tossed,… Read More >

Yoga, My Lack of Flexibility, and Why People Don’t Get Started with Firearms

I know the title of this blog post is pretty weird. And while yoga training could be a really good… Read More >

I Don’t Want a “Help” Button; I Want an Equalizer

The sun had barely started to wake, and I was shuffling through the dank parking deck with my mother, both… Read More >

Eye & Ear Protection: The Basics

As a firearms instructor, I work with a lot of beginners. And not everyone has the knowledge of the basics,… Read More >

The Second Amendment Gives Nothing…

“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep… Read More >

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