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Welcome to the NRA Women's Channel

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NRA Women is designed for female gun enthusiasts. It's a resource for news, education, events and more. And we're telling more stories of empowered women like you. Come explore, connect, celebrate and unite with the women of NRA.

Barbara A. Larson


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Who or what got you into shooting?
Husband and friends

First or favorite gun?
Ruger P90

Favorite place to shoot or hunt?
Gun range

Favorite shooting/hunting apparel?
Trap vest

Favorite shooting/hunting partner?

Best shooting/hunting memory?
Ducks in southern California

I own a gun because:
It is my duty as a citizen, and it is enjoyable shooting

How do you feel about pink guns?
Cute! My favorite color

Do you go to the range to amp up or chill out?

Best gun tip?
Keep it clean and ready

Your choice of gun for protection?
Kel-Tec P-11

Guns or shoes?

Who or what inspires you?
Ronald Reagan

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?

Favorite TV Show?
History Channel, Discovery Channel, soaps, Frasier

Favorite sports team?
Green Bay Packers

My theme song is?

Favorite vacation spot?
San Diego

Your greatest accomplishment?
Marriage of 52 years