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Sanford, FL

Who or what got you into shooting?
My Husband.

Do you shoot handguns, shotguns, rifles or all of the above?
All of the above.

NRA member since:
2013

Why are you involved with the NRA or how do you support their efforts?
I am a life member to protect the second amendment rights.

What's your current go-to gun?
9mm millennium.

What's your favorite shooting range or place to hunt?
Gun range.

Do you have a favorite accessory or clothing item you won't go shooting or hunting without? What makes it so important?
My gloves so I can manage the gun properly.

What's your most unusual gun-related item?
Bra holster.

What's your best or most memorable moment as it relates to firearms?
The day I shot my husband’s new rifle. (And I did way better than him!)

I own a gun because:
I like to protect my daughter and myself.

Tell us the best (or worst) gun advice you've ever been given.
To stand facing the enemy.

What would be your recommendation for best entry-level gun?
22 cal.

Your ideal shopping trip: the mall or an outdoor outfitter?
The mall.

What do you think is the best home defense ‹ firing or fleeing?
Firing.

Who or what inspires you?
My husband and daughter.

What's your favorite holiday? Why?
Christmas, because I like to receive gifts.

What do you do to relax and unwind ‹ watch TV, listen to music, go to movies, catch a game, exercise, something else?
Go to the movies.

Your greatest accomplishment?
Learning how to manage a gun properly.