Women & Guns In The News

NRA Cam & Co. at SHOT Show 2017

NRA Cam & Co. at SHOT Show 2017

I had the chance to sit down with Cam Edwards of NRATV at the 2017 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. Cam shares some wonderful news! ..

The Blaze - 'For the Record': How Education Is a Weapon in the Fight for Gun Rights

The Blaze - 'For the Record': How Education Is a Weapon in the Fight for Gun Rights

The terror attack that killed 49 people and left another 53 injured at Pulse nightclub in Orlando has led to a new wave of calls for gun control. Gun rights activists are fighting back, and one of the most effective ways they’ve done it is by getting average Americans more informed about guns. Carrie Lightfoot is..

Sales of women's gun accessories shoot up - FOX 10

Sales of women's gun accessories shoot up - FOX 10

"Women historically we've been the protected gender, whether it was our men, or law enforcement, we perceived we had that protection, the reality is we don't, we are our own first responders," said Lightfoot. ..

Guns topping Christmas lists thanks to terrorism concerns, fear over restrictions - NBC Today Show

Guns topping Christmas lists thanks to terrorism concerns, fear over restrictions - NBC Today Show

Companies like "The Well-Armed Woman" in Scottsdale, Arizona, have done brisk business selling accessories like holsters, concealed carry purses and bullet jewelry targeting female gun owners. ..

Guns for women? Christmas lists are locked and loaded

Guns for women? Christmas lists are locked and loaded

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) - When it comes to that perfect Christmas gift, a lot of people in Arizona set their sights on guns and/or gun accessories. To that end, "gun-centric" businesses have been slammed this holiday season. But the bullets and belt clips are not just for the men anymore. "A lot o..

2015 Gun Rights Policy Conference - C-SPAN

2015 Gun Rights Policy Conference - C-SPAN

The Second Amendment Foundation and the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms hosted the 30th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference. Speakers included authors, bloggers, radio hosts, knife rights officials, and the owner of the Well Armed Woman training company Click on image to view segment ..

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 Rise of the Well Armed Woman: Smart Girls Getting Smarter

The Rise of the Well Armed Woman: Smart Girls Getting Smarter

Posted by Kathy King  on March 03, 2015  Last summer at the Smart Girl Summit in Atlanta, I was enjoying a fun afternoon at Quick Shot shooting range with our group of “Armed & Fabulous” Smart Girls, when I had the opportunity to briefly help someone who wanted to learn but was very inex..

Newsmax: Girls With Guns: 7 Tips for Women on Buying Your First Handgun

Newsmax: Girls With Guns: 7 Tips for Women on Buying Your First Handgun

Monday, 02 Mar 2015 12:30 PM By Alana Marie Burke Deciding which handgun to buy is a huge decision, and although in most cases a woman's life will not depend on it, the reality is that in a self-defense situation, the right gun can be a lifesaver and the wrong gun a hindrance for "girls with guns".  Girls..

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..

How Women Are Concealing Firearms in Some Interesting New Ways

How Women Are Concealing Firearms in Some Interesting New Ways

Jun. 23, 2014 1:16pm Zach Noble As the number of women holding concealed carry permits surges, ladies are confronting a problem: where should they actually conceal and carry their guns? Nearly 67,000 Texas women obtained concealed carry permits in 2013, WFAA-TV reported, and many are finding existing holster..

Gun-toting women look for best places to conceal pistols

Gun-toting women look for best places to conceal pistols

USA TODAY Jason Wheeler, WFAA-TV, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas1:46 p.m. EDT June 23, 2014 ARGYLE, Texas — Women have about a quarter of the concealed carry handgun licenses in Texas, but unlike men, they often face a problem of where to conceal. A purse is an obvious choice, but a gun isn't always easily accessi..

Women and Guns: CCW Numbers Growing in Hamilton County

Women and Guns: CCW Numbers Growing in Hamilton County

Updated: Tuesday, June 3 2014, 06:53 PM EDT HAMILTON COUNTY, Ohio (Rich Jaffe) -- Thanks largely to women who want to carry guns, the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office expects to set a record for the number of concealed carry licenses issued this year. Do instructors change their classes to accommodate female gunslinger..

Guns sales on the rise with women

Guns sales on the rise with women

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