No, not that change. In this week’s show, Carrie Lightfoot and Barbara Baird discuss the emphatic changes that occur when women become self-protectors through firearms training. Barbara interviews DIVA WOW founder, Judy Rhodes, who has seen firsthand the confidence and empowerment that comes from firearms training in her organization. Carrie and Barbara also discuss trending news, cool products and events. Sponsored by Ruger.
Check out this article at The Well Armed Woman: http://thewellarmedwoman.com/blog/going-through-the-change
Barb interviewed the founder of DIVA Women Outdoors Worldwide (DIVA WOW), Judy Rhodes, while on a turkey hunting trip in Texas.
Established in 1999, the mission of DIVA WOW is to help, teach and support women worldwide in a women friendly, non-threatening, supportive environment by introducing them to shooting sports and a variety of outdoor activities.
Barb recalled her interview interview with Lindsay McCrum, author of the book “Chicks with Guns.” She mentions the point that Lindsay made about armed women being confident women.
Carrie talks about a woman who was assaulted and robbed in a Walmart parking lot:
Firearms News You can use
Barb said that the NRAILA has debunked the “Trump Slump” theory: https://www.nraila.org/articles/20170407/firearms-purchases-still-trending-up
Carrie found that this interesting YouTube Gun Channels In Danger Of Disappearing Forever:
Carrie likes the look (and multiple pockets) of this G.P.S. Handgunner Backpack Range Bag, $109.99: https://ads.midwayusa.com/product/473184/gps-handgunner-backpack-range-bag?cm_mmc=pf_ci_connexity-_-Shooting%20-%20Range%20Bags-_-G.P.S.%20Wild%20About%20Shooting-_-473184
Barb likes this concept, a bucket of ammo, and especially since it’s on sale at Natchez. Remington 9mm Luger ammo in a bucket: https://www.natchezss.com/remington-umc-range-bucket-ammunition-9mm-luger-115-gr-mc-350-ct.html
TWAW Product of the Week
What a perfect Mother’s Day gift, as long as you live in a state that accepts this type of self-defense tool, a Taser Strikelight: http://thewellarmedwoman.com/new-products/taser-strikelight
The WON’s Post of the Week
Stacy Bright writes about how to practice the various fundamental positions and platforms for shooting: http://www.womensoutdoornews.com/2017/04/positional-shooting-real-life-situations/
Calendar: What’s up?
Barb says it’s time to apply for a scholarship to the annual Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt: http://wyomingwomensantelopehunt.org/participate-2/
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Carrie mentions the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibitions, set for April 27 to 30, in Atlanta:
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Publisher/Editor Barbara Baird is a freelance writer in hunting, shooting and outdoor markets. She is a contributing editor at "SHOT Business," and her bylines are found at several top hunting and shooting publications, including NRA, NSSF and Field & Stream. View all posts by Barbara Baird