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2016 National Leadership Conference Press Release

2016 National Leadership Conference Press Release

The Well Armed Women Hosts 3rd Annual National Leadership Conference        SCOTTSDALE, AZ – August 25 - The Well Armed Woman [TWAW] Shooting Chapters nonprofit organization will hold its 3rd Annual National Leadership Conference in Jacksonville, Fla., from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2. Susan LaPierre, ..

Local women take aim at firearm stereotypes

Local women take aim at firearm stereotypes

With the percentage of gun-owning America women at an all time high, a new organization is encouraging local women to sharpen their skills with a firearm. "Some women buy shoes as accessories and other women buy guns as accessories," Jacqueline Morrill, The Well-Armed Woman (TWAW) Chapter Leader for the Northcentral..

Protection, independence drive increase in armed women

Protection, independence drive increase in armed women

ANDERSON, Ind. – Growing up on a cattle ranch in Arizona, Lorraine Wall received her first firearm, a BB gun, as a gift when she was five years old. “My grandparents wanted to teach me what they had learned,” she said. At age 8, Wall graduated to a .22-caliber pistol, and at age 15, she was given a rifle. She fol..

Female gun ownership on the rise

Female gun ownership on the rise

Watch video here CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU)-- An activity traditionally popular among men is seeing a growing trend. Shooting guns for sport or carrying a gun for protection is becoming more and more common amongst women. The National Shooting Sports Foundation says there's been a 77% increase in female gun..

Armed and empowered

Armed and empowered

There’s many reasons why a woman walks through their front doors. Lori Shaw started attending after her home was invaded in December of 2015. “After that I realized I was not able to protect myself or anyone in my home and it's important that I was able to do that, so I thought well, I'll start at the gun range,”..

Local Group Teaches Women About Guns

Local Group Teaches Women About Guns

Watch video here Brooklyn, MI - The brand new Jackson chapter of "The Well Armed Woman" is meeting for the first time Saturday, and their message is clear: women have no reason to fear firearms. "Firearms and shooting seems to be a very male-dominated industry," says the group's co-leader Marcy Jankovich. ..

More resources available for surge of women buying guns

More resources available for surge of women buying guns

  CINCINNATI —More women are taking charge and putting safety in their own hands. Cincinnati shop owners said there's a surge in women buying guns. Now, more resources are becoming available for women. Watch the story Amber Buriff is helping to create a sisterhood of well armed women. The Well Armed Wo..

North Dakota Women Aims to Teach Self-Defense

North Dakota Women Aims to Teach Self-Defense

Posted: Fri 9:27 PM, Nov 20, 2015 By: Megan Hahn - Email Gun rights stories are always controversial. People on both sides of the issue stake out positions and rarely compromise. This isn't a story about the Second Amendment. It's about a group of North Dakota women who simply wa..

More Women Becoming Well Armed Woman

More Women Becoming Well Armed Woman

FOX 66 11-10-15 Sheridan Arms is a Saginaw shooting range and on most days it's filled with guys. But on the second Tuesday of each month, in a small room upstairs, it's ladies night. "More and more women are feeling empowered to make their own choices and to be educated on the choices that they make and t..

Women's Firearms Safety

Women's Firearms Safety

News 11's Sarah Veronis attended an educational course at The Sportsman's Shop in New Holland that teaches women all they need to know about handling firearms... ..

Well Armed Woman group aims to promote firearms among females

Well Armed Woman group aims to promote firearms among females

SIOUX CITY | On the third Monday evening of every month, a group of women gather at Yards Shooting Range to talk shop and shoot the breeze -- then shoot at targets. The local chapter of The Well Armed Woman, a national organization with 222 chapters in 48 states, calls the range home, with Tiffani Smith, the ran..

The Well Armed Woman aims to educate women on firearm use in Pitt County

The Well Armed Woman aims to educate women on firearm use in Pitt County

Guns, self-defense, protection and sisterhood? Doesn't seem like a likely combination, until you head to a gun range where everyone holding a firearm is a woman. It's a fairly new organization that started in 2012, but in Pitt county a chapter of " The Well Armed Woman, LLC," started four months ago. Pitt is ..

The Well Armed Woman’s 2nd Annual Leadership Conference a Huge Success

The Well Armed Woman’s 2nd Annual Leadership Conference a Huge Success

Phoenix, Ariz.  - Oct 6, 2015 - Hundreds of The Well Armed Woman (TWAW) female shooting group leaders and instructors from across the United States gathered in Phoenix, Ariz. to network, train and learn how to better expand the world of firearms to women across the US. With the desire to be able to pro..

Women empowered to protect themselves with firearms

Women empowered to protect themselves with firearms

Posted: Saturday, September 19, 2015 6:15 am By Christian Betancourt The Duncan Banner The Well Armed Woman, a national organization that empowers, equips and educates women about gun ownership and protection, started a chapter in Duncan and will meet Oct. 10 at the Firearms Solutions gun range just ..

Organization empowers and arms women with guns in OK

Organization empowers and arms women with guns in OK

  Posted: Sep 12, 2015 9:27 PM MSTUpdated: Sep 12, 2015 9:27 PM MST By Kelsey Powell, Reporter Watch Video Here DUNCAN, Okla._The smell of gunpowder filled the air, as the Southwest Oklahoma chapter of The Well Armed Woman met for the first time Saturday. Twenty-six women sh..