Via email from the CSSA
U.S. anti-gun writer Leah Libresco took a radical approach. She researched the effectiveness of gun control laws in the United States. What she discovered caused a 180-degree shift in her stance on gun control.
She analyzed 33,000 deaths caused by firearms over a three-month period. When her research concluded, it was Libresco’s favourite anti-gun policies which lay dead on the floor.
“The gun control policies I had lobbied for crumbled when I examined the evidence.”
Libresco also researched gun laws in Britain and Australia. Both countries instituted draconian legislation in the aftermath of mass shootings – Dunblane in Britain and Port Arthur in Australia.
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Via the CCFR
Women have long had a quiet, less visible presence in the firearms community. While women lead the industry in growth, both in the hunting and sport shooting genres, women’s programs have been noticeably absent in our community at large.
The CCFR introduced a Women of the CCFR program nearing the end of 2015 and to date we have implemented 9 ladies events, from range days to a guided goose hunt. The program is headed up by Kelly Wheaton, VP of Women’s Programming and a Project Mapleseed instructor with a passion for introducing new female shooters to the shooting sports. “Women are more open to trying something that may have been intimidating before, when introduced to it by another woman. Our ladies events have evolved into the most epic girls day out type of events ever”, said Wheaton.
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