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WATCH: Sisters-in-arms share love for shooting this Women’s Month

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To women who might be wary of handling firearms, Anika Rossle suggests researching and speaking to female gun owners.


20 Aug 2020
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WATCH: Sisters-in-arms share love for shooting this Women’s Month

Anika Rossle shoots at the Girls on Fire club shooting as part of a campaign for women's month around women empowering themselves and using firearms, Florida, 20 August 2020. Picture: Tracy Lee Stark

With a build and cheekbones that wouldn’t be out of place on a catwalk, Antoinette Brighton might not be who one would expect to run into at a shooting range. But gun in hand, eyes fixed on the target – she is in her element. One of a growing number of women warming to the idea of learning how to use a gun, Brighton’s interest in shooting was sparked after she got a job at a local firearm dealer. As a domestic abuse survivor, she says owning a gun has helped her feel safer. Brighton is part of Gun Owners...

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