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CCW Applications Soar Among Women in Washington State

CCW Applications Soar Among Women in Washington State

Record numbers of women are applying for concealed carry permits in the state of Washington. From the beginning of 2013 through the end of April, the population of female CCW holders has increased 62%.  Women now comprise over a quarter of the 535,596 Washington residents with CCW permits. In a state marked by an intense…

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Holsters for Her (With Humor)

Holsters for Her (With Humor)

If I were the heroine in an action movie or video game, I’d wear a tactical corset every day.   Unfortunately, I have yet to achieve Black Widow status and thus, I must find a holster that functions with non-superhero attire.  While there are several things to consider when selecting a holster, my main concerns boil…

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How To Safely Purse Carry

How To Safely Purse Carry

Purse carry is convenient.  When I first began carrying a S&W M&P Bodyguard revolver, the easiest place to keep it was in my purse.  My purse carries a bit of everything in it.  And I knew instantly that fishing around in my purse for a revolver wasn’t a good idea - so I got a…

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Guns and Skin

Guns and Skin

Everyone is entitled to their own version of fun, but frankly I'm sick of all the half naked women holding guns on Facebook and similar sites. I don't take issue with people who want to look at women holding weapons. I've said before, I see nothing wrong with taking sexy photos for your partner. People…

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Women That Love Guns

Women That Love Guns

Am I less feminine because I'm a gun-loving girl? Of course not. (If anything, I find myself getting more girly the more I play with guns.) However, a few conversations I've had lately have caused me to examine how loving guns affects my projected self. Allow me to be clear: By no means am I…

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Women Help Fuel Demand for Concealed Gun Permits

Women Help Fuel Demand for Concealed Gun Permits

Companies are making holsters designed for bras and skirts, and pistols small enough to go unnoticed. And where you live has a lot to do with how many might be in use. About one in six concealed weapon holders in Michigan is a woman, according to state police records kept since a new law 10…

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Women are packing heat and learning how to shoot

Women Are Packing Heat and Learning How to Shoot

Sarah Moore walked out of her real estate office a few weeks back and caught a glimpse of a stranger leaping over a hedge of boxwoods, making a quick pace toward her. Scrambling on high heels, she managed to her car, slamming the door just before his face pressed against the window. The next day…

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Rise in Firearms Usage by Women a National Trend

Rise in Firearms Usage by Women a National Trend

There is a new trend among women and it has nothing to do with high heels or hemlines. Conversations about caliber and kick back are swirling as across the country, the number of female shooters is on the rise. "More and more women are coming into gun ownership and the number of women participating in…

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