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The Women’s Gun Show Episode #47: Going Through the Change!

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.

Topic: Going Through the Change!

Check out this article at The Well Armed Woman: http://thewellarmedwoman.com/blog/going-through-the-change

Judy rhodes rio

Judy Rhodes with her Texas Rio turkey. She called it in all by herself. She shot a Remington V3 with a Trijicon MRO. Check out those Chippewa snake boots!

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.

Chicks with Guns book

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.

Survival Story

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:


Cool products

gps range bag

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

 Taser Strikelight The Well Armed WomanWhat 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? 

 Wy womens antelope hunt


Barb says it’s time to apply for a scholarship to the annual Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt: http://wyomingwomensantelopehunt.org/participate-2/

Closes May 1

 NRAAM Atlanta

Carrie mentions the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibitions, set for April 27 to 30, in Atlanta:  


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  • About Barbara Baird

    Publisher/Editor Barbara Baird is a freelance writer in hunting, shooting and outdoor markets. Her bylines are found at several top hunting and shooting publications. She also is a travel writer, and you can follow her at https://www.ozarkian.com.