We’ve been following news reports about women and guns and we find the theories behind why women want to purchase guns fascinating. One of the most interesting so far, is one from Russ Thurman, editor of Shooting Industry magazine, who stated in an interview with CNBC’s Peter Suciu,
“Women have been trained on the AR (M-16 assault rifle) platform in the military, and they’re seeing that owning a gun isn’t something that is really bad.”
Thurman surmises that female troops who return home from duty in the Mideast are adding to the burgeoning women’s market — which reaches into all types of firearms and all disciplines and traditions.
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