Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapter: A place for women to learn and practice

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Kearny, AZ – Gun ownership and the complex laws surrounding the use of firearms is a significant topic around the nation. The 2011 Gallop Poll reported 47 percent of American adults currently have a gun in their home and 23 percent of women personally own a firearm.

This reported gun ownership is the highest it has been in nearly two decades. With women being the largest growing segment of this historically male-dominated demographic, industry scrambles to meet the need.

With more women now owning firearms, there is a greater need to learn and practice their safe use. For a woman new to shooting, the very male-driven industry can be intimidating. To create women-friendly opportunities to practice and learn, The Well Earned Woman LLC is introducing Shooting Chapters all over the country, including a new chapter which recently started in Kearny.

The Well Armed Woman Copper Basin Shooting Chapter, spearheaded by Marti Stonecipher, a local female gun enthusiast, will give women of all experience levels the opportunity to be introduced to issues important to women shooters, learn safe gun-handling skills and to train together. Events will be held monthly and will be open to all women, 21 years of age or older, in partnership with the Copper Basin Sportsman’s Club which will serve as the host range.

Participants will be required to pay any applicable range fees and costs of ammunition. Annual Chapter membership dues of $50 offers members local and national discounts, chapter hat and member kit and is used to cover chapter expenses, insurance and events. First time attendees are not required to join.

The next shoot is scheduled for Sun., May 19 at 1 p.m. at the Copper Basin Sportsman’s Club Range. Women interested in learning more can contact Marti Stonecipher at copperbasin.twaw@gmail.com or visit The Well Armed Woman website at www.thewellarmedwoman.com.

admin (7655 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Pinal County Residents Urged to Take Survey

    10 hours ago
    by

    Florence- Pinal County leaders want to know: “How are we doing?” The County is conducting a Citizen Satisfaction Survey that […]


    Maintenance work on SR 77 (Oracle Road) in Pinal County

    November 21st, 2014
    by

    The Arizona Department of Transportation will be shifting all northbound SR 77 (Oracle Road) traffic onto the left lane of […]


    Work on SR 77 in Catalina, north of Tucson

    November 21st, 2014
    by

    Motorists traveling on State Route 77 (Oracle Road), north of Oro Valley to Catalina, should be aware of the following […]


    Injury Leads AZGFD to Warn Against Walking Dogs Near Javelina, Feeding Them

    November 21st, 2014
    by

    TUCSON – The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating a weekend incident in which a resident of Tucson’s northwest […]


  • Stories Just For You

    Resolution Copper Mining begins worker trainee program

    February 6th, 2014
    by

    SUPERIOR, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2014 – Resolution Copper Mining is beginning a Worker Trainee Program as part of its commitment […]


    Oracle Schools to consider moving kindergarten to the Mountain Vista Campus

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Dennis Blauser Superintendent, Oracle Schools On Feb. 18 the Oracle School District Governing Board will discuss the idea of […]


    Enjoy a day of outdoor recreation and history at the Third Annual Legends of Superior Trails Eco-Tourism Festival

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    The Legends of Superior Trails invites you to enjoy a day of history, and adventure at the Third Annual Legends […]


    Couple who held daughters captive in Pima County now facing Pinal County charges

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    A couple accused of keeping the wife’s three daughters captive in Pima County are now facing added charges in Pinal […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin