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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.

Stefanie A. Shell


Springfield, MO

Who or what got you into shooting?

My dad, David Floyd


First or favorite gun?

My dad's 10mm Smith & Wesson semi-auto


I own a gun because:

I love to hunt, for personal protection, and they look great as an accessory


How do you feel about pink guns?

Don't like them


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

Chill out


Best gun tip?

Relax and make the gun an extension of yourself


Your choice of gun for protection?



Guns or shoes?



Who or what inspires you?

My husband, Chad Shell


Book you’re reading?

Bringing Up Boys by Dr. James Dobson. I have three sons.


Favorite TV Show?

Criminal Minds and Person of Interest


Favorite sports team?

Kansas City Chiefs!!!!


Favorite vacation spot?

Four-wheeling at Sugar Camp in the Mark Twain National Forest in Missouri


Your greatest accomplishment?

Being a mom!