Making The Decision: Part 1 – Do I Need a Gun?

Do I Need a Gun? So, where do you even start to answer the question, “do I need a gun?” You know you want to stay safe, protect your loved ones, and maybe, most of all, not let yourself become a victim. So, do you just go out and get…

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Making the Decision: Part 2 – What do I Need To Know?

What do I Need To Know? What you need to know before totally jumping in and buying your first gun? Well everything of course! But seriously, there are a few things to think about along with the previous questions of  “Do I need a gun” and “Can I use a…

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15 Forgotten Benefits of Shooting – Infographic

There are some real benefits of shooting. As a Well Armed Woman, you know that the significant benefit of owning and training with a firearm is that it can save our lives, right? In fact, that is the driving reason most women buy a gun and learn to shoot. We…

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Do You Need A Gun? My Story

Only you can answer the question if you need a gun and it's not an easy question to answer. As women, this is a tough question for us to ask ourselves because it means facing our vulnerabilities. For our own peace of mind we tend to assure ourselves that; "people are good" or "my neighborhood is safe" or "I am always aware, I can prevent something from happening

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Could You Use It?

Your choice to carry and own a gun for self-protection says that you are willing to take the life of someone if necessary in order to save your life or the lives of those you love. This is a very significant statement that has very serious ramifications. We of course don't own a gun to "kill", we own a gun to "defend". Should that awful moment ever arise, could you use your gun on an attacker? You will have to answer this question for yourself.

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Do You Need A Gun For Self Defense?

There is no need for discussion. The fact is, we must protect ourselves from violent crime and our homes from invasion. Do you need a gun for self defense? I believe this is a question that every woman needs to ask herself and answer.

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Do You Need A Gun For Home Defense?

The decision to purchase a gun to defend your home, yourself and your loved ones is an important and serious one. Does a woman need a gun for home defense? Only you can make that decision. I can help with my 5 part series starting with Making The Decision Part…

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Do You Need A Shotgun for Home Defense?

Let's start with the shotgun. The shotgun has always been a favorite gun for home defense. A shotgun shoots multiple pellets from casings (shells) at a very high velocity. These pellets have excellent stopping power as they "spray" from the barrel, making it easier to hit your attacker. The shotgun…

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How Would You Handle These Two Scenarios?

From time to time, I am going to have some articles that throw out hypothetical situations that could happen while you’re carrying, and ask what you would do based on the information given. It’s always important to play through an entire scenario all the way to the end. If you want, walk through different steps that you may take, depending on what happens next. It’s all up to you. Many times, we stop at “I’d shoot the bad guy” and don’t go beyond that. Let’s change that each time a new scenario comes up. Play them out.

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Why Gun Rights Are Important to Amanda

I was always the woman who was afraid of guns, and couldn’t see why people felt the need to carry one. My husband carries, and has always wanted me to, but I was so terrified of the whole thing. But then I was out walking with my dog last fall, and we went to a nature trail area that I had never been to before..

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Do You Need A Handgun for Home Defense?

A handgun for home defense is generally less effective than a shotgun as their projectiles have less energy. Aim and accuracy become critical to successfully defending yourself because you can no rely on shotgun spray. however, they do have the benefit of being easier to maneuver with their smaller size.…

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What Do You Need To Get As A New Shooter

What Do You Need? Well, that depends. It depends on what your primary purpose of owning a firearm is. EVERY gun owner needs the following: INSTRUCTION - quality instruction is necessary under all circumstances. Ideally this is not a loved one. Although well meaning, only a trained and experienced professio..

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The Well Armed Woman TODAY – It’s A Package Deal

Gun ownership is a package deal. There are a number of important things you take responsibility for when you are a gun owner. In this video, Carrie Lightfoot has a discussion about what it means to you. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more videos Are you ready to become…

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