On show #57, Carrie Lightfoot and Barbara Baird discuss Project ChildSafe and how you and the kids in your life can benefit from it. Barb interviewed Bill Romanelli, who works to market this program effectively for the National Shooting Sports Foundation, and who mentions the number 37 million. The pair also talk about trending firearms news, cool products and a couple of events that you might want to attend. Plus, Julie Golob offers recoil control tips. Sponsored by Ruger and NRA Women.
Before launching into the week’s topic, the pair discuss what’s been happening in their lives. Barb tells about visiting a Jewish cemetery in North Dakota and also meeting a cousin once-removed who is 99 and not slowing down. Carrie is looking forward to traveling to West Bend, Wis., to take the USCCA Training Counselor course.
Read about Barb’s travels to this National Historic Register site at her blog, The Accidental Ozarkian.
Bill Romanelli is the spokesperson for NSSF’s Project ChildSafe Program, a national program of the National Shooting Sports Foundation to provide education on firearm safety and encourage people to store firearms responsibly. Its goals are to help prevent firearm accidents, theft and misuse. Distribute free gun locks – 37 million so far.
Carrie reports on a story of a Jacksonville, Fla., woman who shot and killed her abusive ex-boyfriend during a break-in.
Carrie would love to test a Ready Range. $132k
Barb has reviewed a Liberty Safe HDX-250 Smart Vault, and likes it. She mentions the line of 7 handgun vaults by Liberty. The HDX-250 is on sale for $239. TWAW Product of the Week C arrie was planning on training with this pistol before heading to Wisconsin, since it’s 126 degrees in the Phoenix area and she doesn’t want to melt on the range. MSRP — $219: http://thewellarmedwoman.com/range-supplies/targets-practice/sirt-pro-training-pistol The WON’s Post of the Week
Barb says that Morgan and Mason Baseley, of 2 Girls Hunting, have the right idea about continuing firearms education for teenagers and not just introducing firearms safety to younger children.
Carrie likes Women’s Only Handgun Foundations, by Amber Buriff. Ohio-based pistol training in Butler County. Barb noticed that Vermont Outdoors Woman is sponsoring an outdoor education retreat for adventurous women 18 years and older in Canaan, Vermont on September 15-17, 2017. Fall Doe Camp will offer three days of classes to be held in the woods, in the lodge, on the lake and on the sandy beach as foliage season begins in the Northeast Kingdom of VT.
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