Month / January 2017

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  • SHOT Show 2017 Observations – Tales from the Floor

    Walking into the SHOT Show for the first time is an overwhelming experience for anyone.   We weren’t sure what to expect being women in a predominantly male-dominated industry, but we were sure excited to find out. As we looked through the crowd of the more than 60,000+ attendees, we saw LOTS of women, and they weren’t just booth babes. We met so many smart, knowledgeable and often powerful women that knew guns, knew the industry,…

  • Off to SHOT Show 2017: Discovering How Women Impact the Gun Industry

    We’re heading out to the SHOT Show in Las Vegas today, the world’s largest gun industry trade show. Manufacturers and distributors from all over the world are exhibiting to show retailers, shooting professionals, law enforcement, media and more their latest and greatest products that improve shooting sports and self protection. This is our first SHOT Show since launching Shoots N Giggles, and we’re excited to see what the industry has to offer specifically to women…

  • Confessions of a Concealed Carrier: 10 Things I’ve Learned So Far About Carrying My Gun

    I took a new-shooter friend to the range last week to introduce her to firearms. Before we left I wanted to do some holster work, so I stepped off the concrete platform onto the grass and positioned my holster on my hip at my normal two o’clock carry position. My friend watched me and quickly asked me in a rather alarmed tone “aren’t you afraid you’re going to shoot yourself in the leg by carrying…