Concealed Carry for Women

Concealed Carry for Women

by Gila Hayes

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Concealed Carry for Women explains the mindset, skills, equipment and accessories necessary for successful concealed carry, with a focus on challenges unique to women.

This book will help you:
  • Decide to carry a gun for self defense
  • The legalities and society's unwritten rules for armed citizens
  • Shooting skills for concealed carry
  • Integrating a concealed handgun into one's life
  • Selecting a handgun
  • How holsters work with the female figure
  • Women's fashions and concealed carry: what works, what doesn't

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440236020
Publisher: Gun Digest Media
Publication date: 08/16/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 38 MB
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About the Author

Gila Hayes has been a staff instructor for the Firearms Academy of Seattle since 1993, teaching gun safety and armed self defense in the handgun and shotgun programs. She served as a reserve police officer between 1997 and 2007, primarily tasked with providing firearms training. Hayes is one of three founding leaders of the Armed Citizens' Legal Defense Network, Inc., a membership organization formed for the legal protection of Network members after using deadly force in self defense.

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Acknowledgements 5

Chapter 1 You Are Not Alone! 7

Chapter 2 The Decision 11

Chapter 3 Concealed Carry-The Law 15

Chapter 4 Interactions with the Criminal Justice System 19

Chapter 5 Interactions with Society: Etiquette for Armed Women 24

Chapter 6 Just Learning to Shoot? 29

Chapter 7 Concealed Carry Skills 39

Chapter 8 Introduction to Handguns for Concealed Carry 58

Chapter 9 Fitting Your Concealed Carry Handgun 83

Chapter 10 Revolvers for Concealed Carry 103

Chapter 11 Semi-Autos for Concealed Carry 117

Chapter 12 Embarrassing Moments for Armed Women 125

Chapter 13 Carrying Your Handgun 131

Chapter 14 Belts are the Magic Foundation 138

Chapter 15 The Basic Belt Holster 145

Chapter 16 Classic Non-Belt Holsters 170

Chapter 17 Non-Traditional Holsters 183

Chapter 18 Gun Purses and Packs 202

Chapter 19 The Plight of the Left-Handed Shooter 216

Chapter 20 Dressing Around the Gun 223

Chapter 21 Changing Situations 232

Chapter 22 No Compromise 237

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