Posts Tagged ‘Shooting’

Handguns and High Heels

As a woman who shoots, it is amazing to me how often I hear “you don’t look like the type”.  Those of us who shoot came to it for our own reasons, some from fear, some for fun.  We come from all different backgrounds, professions and age groups.  We are young, old, short, tall, skinny, full figured, …  What we share is a love of the sport and often a strong sense that we are valuable and empowered.  We are smart, we are strong, and we enjoy having fun.  Many of us are professional women, educated, productive, and caring.  We are sisters, wives, moms... I have heard it so Read More >>

Virginia Tech’s (Second) Campus Shooting

Virginia Tech’s (Second) Campus Shooting (12:08:11)

It Takes a Hard Look to Make Sense of a Senseless Act By Gun Shows Today Staff. In the wake of Virginia Tech’s second on-campus shooting in a few years, the GST staff thought this tragedy worthy of serious contemplation. To date, the April 16, 2007, Virginia Tech shooting spree, during which 32 people were murdered by a lone gunman, before the gunman killed himself, marks the greatest loss of life by a shooting at a U.S. college or university. Now again . . . . Who, or what, is responsible? At fault? To blame? As a point of departure, keep in mind humans have attempted to answer Read More >>