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The Ruger 10/22 for Home Defense

A good choice when looking for a rifle is the Ruger 10/22 for home defense. Now I wouldn’t want to hold off the zombie hoard with it. I would much rather have an AK or an AR-15 for that.

Your How-To Guide on Avoiding Abductions

If you aren’t keeping your situational awareness you might not see it coming. An abduction can occur to you, your spouse, or your children. The are some things you need to know about avoiding abductions.

How to Take Your Mom Shooting

Since it’s Mother’s Day we found a video on how to take your Mom shooting. Great idea to take her out to the range for a little bit of time together.

Picking the Right Gun for Your Spouse

  Well, really we mean don’t pick the gun for your spouse. Your spouse should pick out their own gun. Remember what is a good gun for you may or may not be a good gun for them.

Racking a Slide Like a Woman

As we’ve said over and over again, men and women are different. Racking a slide can be a challenge for a woman. That doesn’t mean that women have to only shoot a revolver. They just have to rack it differently.

The Woman’s Guide to Choosing a Handgun

Home Defense Gun staffer Ashely has a video on a woman’s guide to choosing a handgun. I like how they talk about what a woman thinks about and what is important and what is not.

Range Bags for Ladies

Range Bags for Ladies Home Defense Gun staffer Ashely shows us what is in her range bag and that of her husband.

.380s – Compact Guns for Females

We’ll say it over and over. Men and women have different needs when it comes to firearms. .380’s are good compact guns for females either around the house or as a concealed carry for women.  Remember, if it is uncomfortable you will find reasons not to carry it and won’t have it when your really […]

7 Considerations for Buying a Handgun for a Woman

  We’ve talked before that men and women are different and have different needs and considerations when buying a handgun for women.

What is the Best First Handgun for a Woman

One of the big questions we get is what is a the best first handgun for a woman. Well it can depend on a few things.  The size of the woman, her experiences with firearms, where she lives, etc.

How to Teach a Woman to Shoot

I will go ahead and say it – men and women think differently. I am not saying one is better than the other. Just that when you teach a woman to shoot you should go about it differently than a man.

A Woman’s Gun Guide to Cleaning and Maintaining Her Firearm – Part 1

This is a guest post by Tarra Stoddard A Woman’s Gun Guide Presentation and Functionality plays in every part of our lives. Kinda like my grandma always said. “Your porch is the window into your home.” Hmm you say, how does that fit into firearm cleaning and maintenance? Your gun’s appearance and the way it […]

Women’s Off Body Carry

This is a guest post by Stephanie DiGennaro When it comes to concealed carrying, we ladies have quite a few options. We can carry on body (the most preferred way) with a more common IWB or OWB holster or we can use a thigh holster or a bra holster. We can also off body carry […]

Getting Your Lady to Shoot

This is a guest post by Stephanie DiGennaro Getting your lady to shoot. Men, would you like your ladies to learn how to shoot whether it’s to go to the range with you or for self-defense? Keep in mind, this can be something she wants to learn on her own or something she may need […]

Concealed Carry Options for Women

Concealed carry options for women differ from those of men for obvious reasons. It is pretty unusual to find a man wearing a skirt or a dress. Women have different body shapes and parts that make certain holsters and draws impractical. Women just have to look at concealed carry with a different eye than men.

Woman’s Flashbang Bra Holster

We have talked about concealed carry for women a few times on the blog and the woman’s flashbang bra holster always has a lot of comments – both positive and negative.

Teaching Your Daughter to Shoot

By Home Defense Gun staffer Pat Teaching Your Daughter to Shoot Sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of. And a natural ability to wield a handgun with deadly precision. And an innate fondness for the 1911 platform. And an instinctive ability to shoot the center out of a silhouette […]

Getting My Wife to Carry – CCW for Women

by Home Defense Gun staffer Pat CCW for women can be a tough sell. I always find it strange that there seems to be a societal stigma against armed women. Given our country’s frontier legacy, it is safe to say that women have been using firearms of one kind or another to defend cabins, farms, […]

Women and Guns – Another Household Tool

by Home Defense Gun Staffer Cindy Why Women Should Not Be Afraid to Handle Guns Women and guns are not a bad or even an unusual combination. Women are frequently taught to use appliances such as stoves, microwave ovens, convection ovens, curling irons, irons, sewing machines, and other household items that can be deadly or […]

Gun Safety Rules: For Those Who Know Guns

 This is a guest post by Dane’lle Southern. Always treat a gun as if it were loaded. Never put your finger on the trigger until you are ready to fire. Never point the gun at something you aren’t willing to destroy. Know what is beyond your target. If you have a gun, you should know […]

Selecting a First Gun for a Woman

Cheryl Current gives some great tips for selecting the first gun for a woman.  Cheryl is a professional shooter so she knows what she is talking about and of course she can talk to their special needs. There are a lot of things that I like about what she says.  You should select a gun […]

Concealed Carry for Women

I am going out on another limb here, but am going to say it anyway – men and women are different.  Men are bigger, on average stronger, wear different clothing, and even think differently about self defense.  For these reasons, women should look at concealed carry differently than men. Size and Strength On average women […]

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