Points of Impact: December 4, 2021

ICYMI: A Girl & A Gun National Conference 2022, Best CCW For Your Body Type ...

by posted on December 4, 2021
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At the top of our lineup this week, A Girl & A Gun has announced the dates for its 2022 National Conference! This is your chance to gather with more than 500 other AG & AG members from around the country! Attend training sessions with top instructors, get motivated by speakers, and meet innovative vendors and sponsors. Come and join us for a weekend full of women shooters looking to do three simple things: LIVE, LOVE, SHOOT! Learn more here

It may be uncomfortable to discuss how our body sizes can affect the way we need to carry a concealed firearm, but there's something else that's more uncomfortable ... and that is going out unprotected because we can't find a comfortable CCW method. As women, it's common for us to blame our bodies when a garment doesn't look or feel right on them, and sometimes that erroneous attitude can slop over to our concealed-carry gear. That's why our friends at The Well Armed Woman asked 1,500 women who carry concealed handguns those tough questions. Find out more here!

If the best things in life come in small packages, Springfield Armory has just delivered a delightfully diminutive one, the 9 mm Ronin EMP (Enhanced Micro Pistol), which combines the popular features of the Ronin 1911 series with the CCW-ready platform. The result is a potent and packable EDC partner that offers one of the smallest 1911s in the world. Go Ronin here

Looking to give a gift that could change someone’s life—a gift that has annual returns? How about a gift that can offer safety, security and peace of mind as well? Perhaps these intangibles are what you have always wanted to give to family and friends, but were not sure how to go about doing it. This year, why not give new shooters the gifts of confidence, safety and security? Here's the gift guide every NRA Woman should read ... no credit card necessary.

If you purchased a new rifle prior to 1963, it very likely was made of wood and steel—the materials rifles had been made of for centuries. But following that year, the shooting world was turned upside down by a new rifle made with an aluminum-alloy receiver and synthetic stock. Today known as the AR-15, or Modern Sporting Rifle (MSR), the shooting sports have never been the same. Here are seven things you didn't know about the AR-15.

Don’t let your loved ones spend the season defenseless without a firearm; stock up on everyday carry (EDC) kits that your family can count on. Assistant Editor Ashley Thess has collated a list of EDC items that you or your family can keep with you when you're traveling somewhere with heavy restrictions or socializing with alcohol. Here's your EDC stocking-stuffer gift list for 2021

CrossBreed Holsters has introduced its first all-Kydex holster system—the Rogue—a departure from the Kydex pocket/leather backer EDC and concealed-carry holster designs that put the holster maker on the map 16 years ago. What made CrossBreed go Rogue

 

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