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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.

Pamela Curtis Herrington


Severna Park, MD

Who or what got you into shooting?

Husband and home defense


First or favorite gun?

9mm high power handgun


What is your favorite gun accessory? Why?

Red dot laser sight, because I don't see as well as I used to


Favorite shooting/hunting partner?



I own a gun because:

I can and I should


How do you feel about pink guns?



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

I go to the range to practice and to be proficient.


Best gun tip?

Clean them after each use


Your choice of gun for protection?

.38 S&W revolver


Guns or shoes?



Who or what inspires you?

Independent women and the men who appreciate them


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

My family


What’s your favorite app?


Book you’re reading?

A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin, the fifth book in the Game of Thrones series


Favorite TV Show?

Bones, The Big Bang Theory, Ancient Aliens, Paula Deen’s TV shows, and anything on TCM (Turner Classic Movies)


What’s new on your iPod?

A new young artist that plays cello named Takenobu


Favorite sports team?

Baltimore Ravens


Favorite vacation spot?

Someplace quiet


Your greatest accomplishment?

Two great kids - corny, right? But it’s true!