County Sportsmen’s Association hosts new chapter of ‘Well-Armed Women’

See original story here Kirk Boxleitner kboxleitner@ptleader.com Amy Pecott of Gig Harbor is one of nearly 20 women from across the Olympic Peninsula who make a monthly trip to the Jefferson County Sportsmen’s Association to educate themselves on proper firearms handling and safety. “It’s about an hour and a half’s drive for me,” said Pecott, […]

NEW SHOOTING CHAPTER TO OFFER PLACE FOR WOMEN TO LEARN, PRACTICE

Original Story By Emily Carlson Herald-Review Local gun enthusiast, JoAnne Max, began to participate in competitive shooting sports less than two years ago. After being involved for about a year and a half, she started to notice a lack of education and support for women shooters. This prompted Max to apply for The Well Armed […]

Well Armed Women celebrates one year anniversary.

See original story here Well Armed Women celebrates one year anniversary. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — The Well Armed Women Mason County celebrated its first-year anniversary  on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Fin and Feather Club, 3276 N. Darr Road.  The group holds a monthly meeting on the third Thursday of the month from 6 to […]

American Fork woman works to train women in handling firearms

By Evan Cobb See Original Story  here Debby Jackson sat at her kitchen table cleaning a disassembled Sig Sauer P365 handgun. Jackson removed the buildup from the barrel, which natural develops after firing the gun. Jackson cleaned the two handguns in preparation for a defensive firearm workshop for women near Fort Collins, Colorado. This is […]

More Women Buying Guns for Protection and Empowerment

See original story here By: Warren Mass The New American published an article last August citing the latest report from the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) showing that nearly two million Americans obtained their concealed-carry permits in 2016, and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. The article observed that most of the growth in gun ownership […]