Friendly and Certified Firearms Training for Women Since 2011

Advocacy

A Girl & A Gun Represented at Largest-Ever Gun Rights Policy Conference

A Girl & A Gun Executive Director Robyn Sandoval spoke at the 35th Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference, which took place in a virtual format and reached an estimated 300,000 people. Sandoval was included in the list of professionals that the Second Amendment Foundation called the “Who’s Who” of gun rights leaders. She served on a panel addressing Women & Guns.

Read More »
Advocacy

Tell Your 2A Story

Too often we don’t believe that we are the voices of the 2nd Amendment, but we are the MOST important voice. And the voice that needs to be heard! I am invigorated to protect my rights and want you join me.

Read More »
Advocacy

Virginia: A Call to Action

Monday, January 20, 2020, is Lobby Day at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond. If you can, please go. Organizers are hoping for over 100,000 gun owners to attend.

Read More »
Advocacy

Pittsburgh Murders Prompt Jews to Attend Firearms Information Session

More than 20 members of an Orthodox Synagogue attended a Firearms Information Session on November 27, 2018, in Dallas, TX. A Girl & A Gun (AG & AG) Executive Director Robyn Sandoval and AG & AG Dallas Chapter Facilitator Dawn Rodriguez led the question-and-answer presentationthat addressed a variety of topics, including armed self-defense in a place of worship, with children, and in the home.

Read More »
Advocacy

AG & AG Director, Gun Rights Advocates on Cover of TIME Magazine

A Girl & A Gun Executive Director Robyn Sandoval is one of the gun rights advocates featured on this week’s TIME Magazine cover by the street artist JR. Sandoval is included with 244 other individuals that represent varied opinions and positions regarding firearms ownership and accessibility. Her interview took place during a five-month project by JR to document stories throughout the country.

Read More »
Advocacy

A Girl & A Gun Director: I’m Taking the Word ‘Mom’ Back from Moms Demand Action

Speaking to the 2018 Gun Rights Policy Conference, A Girl & A Gun Women’s Shooting League (AG & AG) Executive Director Robyn Sandoval declared that she is “taking the word ‘Mom’ back” from Moms Demand Action. Sandoval, whose youngest child is battling brain cancer, described the qualities of a mother as a fighter and protector.

In her speech, Sandoval emphasized the need to initiate conversations with others in order to advocate for gun rights. She explained four archetypes of people and how to tailor advocacy messages to them in order to optimize their engagement and understanding. According to Sandoval, “Even the strongest most-fervent antigunner fits into one these categories, and by listening, you can usually craft a no into a yes.”

Read More »
Advocacy

Women Gathered on Capitol Hill to Promote Gun Rights

The DC Project completed its annual trip to the nation’s Capitol this past week. More than 50 women and girls in 11 teams met with members of Congress over 4 days. This marks the third year for the women to meet with their legislators to reveal their stories and safeguard their Second Amendment rights.

Read More »
Advocacy

Broadening the 2A Tent

At our 2018 National Conference, Tiffany Johnson gave a inspirational and informative presentation on Broadening the 2A Tent. This article is a summary and resource to educate others about this important topic.

Read More »
Advocacy

CNN Analyst: Women Carrying Guns Is Not Practical

We invite Mr. Fuentes and his colleagues at CNN to become more familiar with female gun owners, our gun-carrying lifestyle, values, and abilities. Many women come into gun ownership with the primary purpose of protecting themselves. They turn to A Girl & A Gun for information and training.

Read More »
Advocacy

50 Female Gun Owners Set Sights on Washington DC

Women from around the country are preparing to travel to the U.S. Capitol as part of the DC Project, a nonpartisan initiative that brings 50 women, one from each state, to Washington, DC, to meet with their legislators about issues addressing the Second Amendment. The women, who will be meeting with Congressional members and staff from June 20-23, 2018, have diverse professional experiences, ethnicity, and political beliefs, but share a common interest centered on the appreciation of America’s gun culture.

Read More »
Advocacy

Women to Rally in DC in Nonpartisan Support of Gun Ownership

The DC Project will host a rally on the West Senate Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Friday, June 16, 2017, at 2PM. Speakers will include Dianna Muller, Nikki Goeser, Robyn Sandoval, Amanda Johnson, Dakota Overland, Holly Sullivan, and other women of the firearms industry as they address the rising demographic of female gun ownership; the value of the 2nd Amendment in today’s society; and the importance of the preservation of America’s gun culture, from conservation and commerce to competitive sports, hunting, and self-defense.

Read More »
Advocacy

Talking About Guns and Gun Control

When I was in college I had my first sales job. I learned several life lessons during that time, but also some communication techniques that have served me to this day. If you’ve read my journey into the firearms community, then you know I was a fervent anti-gunner. When I became a gun owner, I ventured “over the mountain” to a community that is largely misunderstood by “the other side.” Critics have said that this type of language divides our country into two camps: us vs. them. I argue that there *are* two camps: (1) those who see guns as tools for the users’ intents and (2) those who see guns as killing machines. Here are 3 tips that can help both sides to communicate graciously and find common ground.

Read More »
Advocacy

Women Talk Guns on Capitol Hill

Over three days, DC Project participants met with their lawmakers or members of their staffs. The week was a success in establishing relationships and highlighting the diversity of gun owners and the rising female demographic.

Read More »

Articles & Videos

Search Topics

Most Popular: