Amanda Suffecool is the Director of the nonprofit REALIZE Firearms Awareness Coalition (REALIZEfac.com), which offers free seminars to churches, teens, women, etc., a concealed carry instructor (Targething Firearms Training) and a radio talk show host (Eye on the Target Radio). She says, “As an engineer, I get how things work. Once I figure that out, I can present it different ways. And then I tell women, ‘Don’t be afraid. Give it your best. Be safe and build your skills. That’s all there is to it.”
Most women believe that they have the right to defend themselves. More women than ever are buying guns. I was president of the NRA from 2011-2013 and we saw the greatest growth in membership of women.
13-year-old Jenna Jones is a Junior Ambassador for other young women shooters. She says, “Be sure you are very confident in the 4 Rules of Firearm Safety, and then just jump right in and try. That’s the best way to learn.”
“I’m pretty much a single issue voter right now… As long as someone is standing strong on guns that is the hill I stand on.”
“Three years ago if someone would have told me that I’d be in this industry, shooting, hunting AND that I’d love it, I would have thought they were crazy,” says Laci Warden, Media Relations Specialist at Winchester Ammunition. And now not only does she hunt and loves it, she gets to arrange hunting trips all […]
Katy says, “It was great to be able to talk to all sides and actually have an intelligent, civil conversation about the Second Amendment.”
Devin Green says, “Passion is the difference between finding a job and having a career.” I hope to have my entire career at Colt.”
Sandi Keller wasn’t happy with the range bags she was finding. So her husband again reminded her, “You’ve got a knack for design, just design one.”
When the Longview TX Facilitator received a Hoppe’s 9 gun cleaning kit from AG & AG HQ, Robin invited members to a gun-cleaning clinic, where they could take their handguns apart, clean them, then put them back together.
Tanya Gorin says that her romance with firearms began at the early age of five. “My father is a firearms enthusiast and as a way to control curiosity, taught my sisters and me gun safety via Eddie Eagle while we were young. Plinking with Dad turned into a passion that led me to competitive small […]