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Get Ready for New Face of Gun Owners

Get Ready for New Face of Gun Owners

Get Ready for New Face of Gun Owners

They stood side by side, staring intently at the iced tea jugs resting on the ground in front of them. The teacher. The widow. The student, the homemaker and the businesswoman.

It is a Saturday afternoon, and they are among more than two dozen people who have paid $50 to be here. To watch videos, listen to instructors and feel safer than before.

For just a few moments, it is virtually silent. And then comes an explosion of thunder as they begin raising pistols and blasting away at the doomed jugs before them.

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  • Cobrawing

    I hear ya Luke.   Although the changing face of firearms participants has included females for quite some time.   The growth has just been slow but it is definitely picking up and I think most of us are glad to see it!    In fact, the face of America is changing in other ways as well with new groups coming in.   It is important that we do all we can to assimilate everyone into the sport so as to preserve it.   Everyone has a right and an interest in protecting themselves.   The tent is big enough to include a lot more people and we’ll be stronger for it.

    • John Coleman

      I think this is well stated.   It is incumbent on all of us to make sure the traditions and heritage of firearms are passed on to others whoever they may be.