In this show, Carrie Lightfoot, of The Well Armed Woman, and Barbara Baird, of Women’s Outdoor News, discuss the FBI’s most recent list for the most dangerous cities in the US. Julie Golob offers a tip about footwear on the range. The pair also talk about trending news, including defending against terrorism, cool products and events. The show is sponsored by Ruger.
Carrie and Barb catch up before launching into the show’s topic. Both have put on some miles in travel since they last conversed. Carrie was at the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Industry Summit in Austin, Texas. She then traveled to Michigan for a very special event for The Well Armed Woman. Barb spent time in the Dakotas with family.
Topic: The Most Dangerous Cities in the US
Barb and Carrie use the data from this FBI report for the show’s topic: https://efficientgov.com/blog/2017/02/02/fbi-10-dangerous-cities/ Carrie also references this article, in regard to the most dangerous cities for murder rates in the US: https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https%3A//www.forbes.com/pictures/mlj45jggj/1-detroit/&refURL=https%3A//www.google.com/&referrer=https%3A//www.google.com/ And, Carrie references another article about states with the most restrictive gun laws: http://www.deseretnews.com/top/1428/0/10-states-with-the-strictest-gun-laws.html
Tip Time, with Julie Golob
Julie Golob, one of the world’s best competition shooters, offers advice for choosing footwear for the range, in this week’s tip, sponsored by NRA Women.
Survival Story Carrie mentions that a Franklin, Ohio, woman thwarted a would-be purse snatcher by pulling gun and demanding that he drop the purse. http://m.fox19.com/fox19/db_330522/contentdetail.htm?full=true&contentguid=rxhhVNtt&pn=&ps=#display http://abc3340.com/news/nation-world/woman-with-gun-praised-after-getting-purse-snatcher-to-drop-the-purse
Firearms News You Can Use Barb says that a police commissioner opened a big old can of worms in the United Kingdom. He suggesting that rural folks should think about helping to defend against terrorist attacks with their guns. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/12/gunowners-could-help-fight-terror-attack-says-police-commissioner Carrie follows Barb’s theme with this story, of a Florida sheriff who urges citizens to take up arms to fight terrorism. https://bearingarms.com/jenn-j/2017/06/13/one-florida-sheriff-urging-citizens-take-arms/?utm_source=badaily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl
TWAW Product of the Week
Carrie says it’s time to get a new circle patch that features The Well Armed Woman logo, $4.99: http://thewellarmedwoman.com/new-products/twaw-circle-patch
The WON’s Post of the Week
Barb likes these 2 columns, written by Stacy Bright, about churches and security teams: http://www.womensoutdoornews.com/?s=church+ Calendar: What’s up?
Barb checked with Hillsdale College and there is still room in the “Ladies for Liberty Class” at Hillsdale: https://www.hillsdale.edu/event/2017-ladies-liberty-shooting-camp-2/
Carrie urges listeners to sign up for The Well Armed Woman Giveaway of the Month. Package features a GLOCK 19 FS and a Liberty Safe HDX-250 Smart Vault.
Fan of the Month Inteview with Lori, from Alaska
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