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The Well Armed Woman in the Land of Lincoln

The Well Armed Woman in the Land of Lincoln August 29, 2018 This entry was posted on August 29, 2018 at 2:54 pm and is filed under GunNews. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. by Lori Sanner Former TWAW Illinois State Co-coordinator The Well Armed Woman (TWAW) started in January of 2012.  Founded[…..]

Where Women Concealed Carry- Interview on Cam & Co

Where Women Concealed Carry- Interview on Cam & Co

Carrie discusses women’s concealed carry. She shares where women concealed carry and where women carry their firearms on Cam & Co. sponsored by the NRA TV   See full article here Where Women Conceal Carry- Infographic  

‘Do You Know What A Fabulous Gun That Is For Women? Carrie Lightfoot Stumps CNN Panel On Gun Control

‘Do You Know What A Fabulous Gun That Is For Women? Carrie Lightfoot Stumps CNN Panel On Gun Control

Carrie Lightfoot who opposes gun control appeared on a CNN panel Thursday, and she destroyed the gun control narrative. “You can’t start messing with our constitutionally protected rights.” WATCH:  Her name is Carrie Lightfoot, and she is a NRA certified pistol instructor. At one point in the panel, a man named Scott Pappalardo said, “An AR-15[…..]

More Women Empowering Themselves with Gun Ownership- WLVT TV

More Women Empowering Themselves with Gun Ownership- WLVT TV

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (WVLT) – Women are one of the fastest growing groups of gun owners, according to the National Rifle Association. Pew Research Center says women are more likely than men to own a gun simply for the purpose of protecting themselves. In East Tennessee, gun groups are helping women learn personal safety in a social[…..]

Cam’s Corner – The Well-Armed Women

Cam’s Corner – The Well-Armed Women

by Cam Edwards, Host, NRATV’s “Cam & Co.” – Wednesday, November 22, 2017 An organization of pro-gun women is doing incredible things in communities across the nation. This feature appears in the December ’17 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom, one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association.   I recently had the privilege of attending[…..]

Female Firepower: Women Take A New Role in Gun Sales

Female Firepower: Women Take A New Role in Gun Sales

By E.J. Schultz. Published on September 26, 2017. Credit: Illustration by Zigor Samaniego For most of her life, Carrie Lightfoot had no use for firearms. “Guns were just not a part of our world at all,” says the mother of four, who was born in New York and raised her family in Arizona. “There weren’t guns in the[…..]

NRA Cam & Co. at SHOT Show 2017

NRA Cam & Co. at SHOT Show 2017

I had the chance to sit down on Cam & Co. 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. This has led to a new wave of calls for gun control. Gun rights activists are fighting back. One of the most effective ways they’ve done it is by getting average Americans more informed about guns. Carrie Lightfoot[…..]

Guns for women? Christmas lists are locked and loaded

Guns for women? Christmas lists are locked and loaded

Tucson News Now 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 of women[…..]

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. We are grateful 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 all of The Well Armed Woman across the country. They[…..]

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 inexperienced in handling a firearm.[…..]

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[…..]

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. View original story on NBC Nightly News

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 options insufficient. “Most holsters have been built for[…..]

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 accessible in a[…..]

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 gunslingers?  The simple answer[…..]

Guns sales on the rise with women

Guns sales on the rise with women

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