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The All American Giveaway is ON

The All American Giveaway is ON

    The Giveaway of all Giveaways!             The winner if this giveaway will recieve: 1 Ruger SR1911 Model 6700 handgun valued at  $939.00 ​Custom Cerakote Application "FlagForged" from Hammer Forged Gunworks valued at $300 ..

TWAW DI-ADEM - Built For Women, By Women

TWAW DI-ADEM - Built For Women, By Women

  The first AR-15 built by women for women. 18 months in design with hundreds of The Well Armed Women across the country has created this truly unique rifle built by LWRCI. Read review on Range 365 here Download Spec Sheet Flyer Here     ..

Fork in the Road

Fork in the Road

To say I am grateful, is such an understatement. The support you all give to The Well Armed Woman, The TWAW Shooting Chapters and to me personally overwhelms me. Not a day goes by that I am not touched by the story of a woman whose life is literally transformed with the confidence of her ability to protect herself..

Hillary’s Enemies List: Carrie Lightfoot

Hillary’s Enemies List: Carrie Lightfoot

From NRA America's First Freedom In response to a Democratic presidential debate question on Oct. 13, 2015, Hillary Clinton put the 5 million members of the NRA at the top of the list of enemies she is most proud of. This is unprecedented: On national television, a candidate for president of the United States nam..

Rebates from Liberty Safe up to $250 for The Well Armed Woman

Rebates from Liberty Safe up to $250 for The Well Armed Woman

I am thrilled to announce a very special offer for all The Well Armed Woman members and followers! Liberty Safe is offering up to $250 in rebates using our special TWAW rebate, just for you from Sept. 1, 2016 - through Dec. 31, 2016.  Click here to get started!  Buy online and receive factory ..

The Well Armed Women Hosts 3rd Annual National Leadership Conference

The Well Armed Women Hosts 3rd Annual National Leadership Conference

The Well Armed Women Hosts 3rd Annual National Leadership Conference        SCOTTSDALE, AZ – August 25 - The Well Armed Woman [TWAW] Shooting Chapters nonprofit organization will hold its 3rd Annual National Leadership Conference in Jacksonville, Fla., from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2. Susan LaPierre, ..

Win a ThinBlueLine Bracelet

Win a ThinBlueLine Bracelet

Win a #ThinBlueLine Bracelet Lisa Glassburn, the proprietor and chief designer at Camo Ammo Jewelry, works full time as a police dispatcher, a job she’s been doing for 15 years in northern California. With recent events in the news regarding harm to law enforcement, we decided to reach out to Lisa and to our friend ..

Upside Down

Upside Down

When I was younger, I was a competitive gymnast. I am feeling like I used to feel when doing a floor exercise routine or an uneven parallel bar routine: upside down with everything spinning around me. I don't put myself upside down or flip through the air anymore, (Which would not only be an awful sight but i..

An Independence Day Message

An Independence Day Message

Sadly, more terror attacks fill the airwaves and have us greatly concerned and pained to witness yet more unnecessary slaughter of innocent life. Our collective heart breaks for those lives lost and for the families and friends that are left behind in agony.    I can only speak for myself, but managing ..

Friends, Fun and Firepower

Friends, Fun and Firepower

Friends, Fun and Firepower is what happens when you get great friends together on a gorgeous spring day in the Arizona Southwest. Cheryl Todd of AZFirearms and Gun Freedom Radio, along with her husband Dan, made this day happen with their incredible variety of new and historic firearms!  In this..

Fashion & Firearms Concealed Carry Extravaganza

Fashion & Firearms Concealed Carry Extravaganza

Published with permission from Women's Outdoor News Hundreds of women interested in concealed carry attended the Second Annual Fashion and Firearms … A Concealed Carry Extravaganza on Sat., March 5, at the Biltwell Event Center in Indianapolis. The event included nationally acclaimed speakers, self defense demo..

The Well Armed Woman Honored With GLOCK 30th Anniversary Pistol

The Well Armed Woman Honored With GLOCK 30th Anniversary Pistol

  Scottsdale, AZ – January 30, 2016 – The Well Armed Woman has been selected to receive a uniquely hand engraved limited edition G17 Gen 4 pistol to celebrate GLOCK’s 30 years in the United States. Each of the thirty pistols has been uniquely engraved by one of five Master Engravers who have been certified b..

A New Year, A New You

A New Year, A New You

Here we are, in the first days of the new year and while I take a few days to recuperate from the whopper of activity this past year has brought, the most outstanding thing that stands out to me isn't the huge numbers of women coming into the TWAW family or the increases in sales we have seen, but rather, the growth I ..

Victors, Not Victims - Christine's Reflections Following San Bernardino Attack

Victors, Not Victims - Christine's Reflections Following San Bernardino Attack

The text alert hit my phone a little after 11 am yesterday. Active shooter in San Bernardino, California. Calling my husband at work to find out what was going on (not even thinking to turn on the TV), he told me where the situation was. I breathed a little easier – a good 15-20 minutes away from both of us. The b..

What to do

What to do

The atrocious terror attacks in Paris have me rattled. I must say that the cumulative effect current events is having on me is profound. Terrorism, the plague of political correctness, attacks on our Second Amendment rights, the US economy, the deterioration of our values as a country, lack of support for our law ..

The Well Armed Woman’s 2nd Annual Leadership Conference a Resounding Success

The Well Armed Woman’s 2nd Annual Leadership Conference a Resounding Success

Phoenix, Ariz.  - Oct 6, 2015 - Hundreds of The Well Armed Woman (TWAW) female shooting group leaders and instructors from across the United States gathered in Phoenix, Ariz. to network, train and learn how to better expand the world of firearms to women across the US. With the desire to be able to protect ..

The Well Armed Woman Launches The Industry's First Women's Only Online Gun Forum and Community

The Well Armed Woman Launches The Industry's First Women's Only Online Gun Forum and Community

  THE WELL ARMED WOMAN LAUNCHES THE INDUSTRY’S FIRSTWOMEN’S ONLY ONLINE GUN FORUM AND COMMUNITY The Women’s Gun Zone Covers Every Topic Important to Women Shooters Scottsdale, AZ – August 20, 2015 – Finally, a women’s only online gun forum, sponsored by The Well Armed Woman (TWAW). With the numbers of..

The Well Armed Woman Awarded GLOCK'S Safety Ambassador Award 2015

The Well Armed Woman Awarded GLOCK'S Safety Ambassador Award 2015

From GLOCK: "Congratulations to The Well Armed Woman, LLC. TWAW has been chosen as the 2015 GLOCK Safety Ambassador of the Year award for their support of GLOCK’s annual #SafetyPledge drive. We appreciate TWAW’s ongoing support for GLOCK's safety initiatives."   I am so darn proud of ..

The Well Armed Woman OWB Holster Makes Industry Top 10 Holsters of 2015

The Well Armed Woman OWB Holster Makes Industry Top 10 Holsters of 2015

July 22nd, 2015 by Danielle Breteau   The American Shooting Journal, their readers, writers, graphics artists, sales rep’s — pretty much anyone under the AMSJ family umbrella — work diligently to pick the “who’s who” in the yearly TOP 10 awards. This month HOLSTERS Due the immens..

The 100 Most Influential Pro-Gun Rights Advocates - Newsmax

The 100 Most Influential Pro-Gun Rights Advocates - Newsmax

The 100 Most Influential Pro-Gun Rights Advocates   By John Blosser   |   Monday, 13 Jul 2015 02:04 PM Newsmax is out with our list of 2015's 100 Most Influential Pro-Gun Rights Advocates.  The Department of Justice is reportedly launching a ..

Here We Go Again. Get Ready!

Here We Go Again. Get Ready!

Sadly, we see another tragedy with a gun and the horrendous loss of life at the hands of a sick and hateful person in Charleston SC. Before the family and friends could even wipe the tears from their cheeks, people in positions of influence, such as the media and politicians, seized this inappropriate ..

NSSF Summit - What Women Want

NSSF Summit - What Women Want

I have recently returned from Savannah GA and the 2015 NSSF Summit. The NSSF is the trade association for the firearms industry. It is here that the captains of the industry gather to discuss important issues and trends in the industry and look toward the future to work to grow and protect all aspects of the shooting s..

The Well Armed Woman Shooting Team

The Well Armed Woman Shooting Team

Follow the team on FACEBOOK I am so exited to announce the formation of The Well Armed Woman Shooting Team! You may be wondering: "I thought TWAW was about empowering women for their personal protection?" Well you are right and that's exactly why we have formed the team! You see, nothing hones our defensive fi..

Dana Loesch - Truly A Well Armed Woman

Dana Loesch - Truly A Well Armed Woman

I had the chance to sit down and talk with Dana Loesch following her book signing at the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Nashville TN. I watched her sign hundreds of books, each one with a smile and a pose for photos. She had been on her feet for hours and I marveled at the enthusiasm she still had to sit down ..

NBC Nightly News - Idaho Mom Is Fatally Shot by 2-Year-Old Son in a Walmart Store

NBC Nightly News - Idaho Mom Is Fatally Shot by 2-Year-Old Son in a Walmart Store

NBC NIGHTLY NEWS Authorities say store surveillance video should help answer how a toddler was able to grab a gun out of his mother's purse and fatally shoot her.Published December 31st 2014, 4:38 pm Carrie Lightfoot, founder of The Well Armed Woman shares her thoughts on concealed carry purses. Vi..

Conference Reflections

Conference Reflections

As I process our first National Shooting Chapter Leader Conference held this past weekend in St. Louis, MO, although my head is spinning, a few very profound things are clear. 1. Our leaders are truly something special. This group of leaders is not just hundreds of women doing the same thing. This is a “Sisterhoo..

What I learned this year

What I learned this year

I know you hear it all the time, everyone is saying it this time of year but this time it’s REALLY true. This year has flown by!! So much has happened and I need to take some time to process it all in my head. One good way for me to do that is to ask myself what did I learn this year? I think this a more positive wa..