Women & Firearms news report

Women & Firearms news report

This is a discussion on Women & Firearms news report within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Last month, Columbus, OH WBNS (ch. 10) reporter Brittany Westbrook contacted Robin Salvo from Blackwing Shooting Center and myself about doing a "women and firearms" ...

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 28

Thread: Women & Firearms news report

  1. #1
    Member Array Linda's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    central Ohio
    Posts
    379

    Women & Firearms news report

    Last month, Columbus, OH WBNS (ch. 10) reporter Brittany Westbrook contacted Robin Salvo from Blackwing Shooting Center and myself about doing a "women and firearms" report.

    I gathered together 6 ladies who were former CCW students of mine. I hand selected these ladies for specific reasons, because they each had a tale to tell or were unique. I wanted this to be as interesting as possible rather than boring. My ladies include:

    -a kidnapping victim who lived through an 18 hr ordeal
    -a 22 yr old lady who is currently being stalked by a 55 yr old WOMAN
    -a single parent
    -an ex-military lady who is married to a policeman
    -the daughter of a famous cable TV hunter personality
    -a mugging victim who was accosted by a homeless man in Columbus

    Our segment was filmed about a month ago. Blackwings was filmed a couple weeks ago. BWSC's revolved around shotguns and Women on Target programs. Ours revolved around handguns and concealed carry. I had Brittany shooting a .22. Her first experience ever with handguns. Prior to the report, when asked her stance on guns, she told me "I am not pro gun, but I'm definitely not anti gun. I am neutral". She had a ton of fun with us.

    Brittany did individual interviews with each of the ladies.

    Once aired this week, I was very pleased with the outcome of the report. This was a very non-biased report, especially for TV10. Quite the refreshing breath of fresh air from the media.

    Here is the link to what aired:
    WBNS-10TV Video, Central Ohio's News Leader

    Member of the National Rifle Association's Board of Directors
    www.BuckeyeFirearms.org Buckeye Firearms Association Central OH Chair
    NRA Instructor/CCW Instructor/Realtor
    2009 NRA Sybil Ludington Women's Freedom Award Recipient


  2. #2
    Senior Member Array TonyW's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    791
    That was a good report. Columbus is so anti-gun, or it seems like it to those of us out here in the sticks. Good job.
    <a target="_top" href="http://www.cybernations.net/default.asp?Referrer=TonyW"><img src="http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd188/18932471/imgad2-1.png" border="0"></a>

  3. #3
    Senior Member Array ntkb's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Detroit Michigan
    Posts
    690
    Nice work we need as much of this sort of thing as we can get!

  4. #4
    Administrator
    Array QKShooter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Off Of The X
    Posts
    35,919

    Thumbs up

    Kudos Linda.
    Thanks for posting this thread.
    Liberty Over Tyranny Μολὼν λαβέ

  5. #5
    Senior Member Array NYcarry's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Upstate
    Posts
    517
    Bravo!!

  6. #6
    Senior Moderator
    Array HotGuns's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Arkansas
    Posts
    15,134
    Exellent job and a great article.

    I wouldnt mind using that clip in the next womans class that I have. I think it would be a good introduction.
    I would rather stand against the cannons of the wicked than against the prayers of the righteous.


    AR. CHL Instr. 07/02 FFL
    Like custom guns and stuff? Check this out...
    http://bobbailey1959.wordpress.com/

  7. #7
    Moderator
    Array Bark'n's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    West Central Missouri
    Posts
    9,916
    Most excellent Linda! What a fantastic job and really a fair piece they did.

    -Bark'n
    Semper Fi


    "The gun is the great equalizer... For it is the gun, that allows the meek to repel the monsters; Whom are bigger, stronger and without conscience, prey on those who without one, would surely perish."

  8. #8
    Senior Member Array rdoggsilva's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Utah
    Posts
    591
    Here in Utah we have a forum UtahConcealedCarry.Com &bull; Index page, that has a Ladies Only thread. They are going to have a woman's only shoot and my wife is going, but husbands are not aloud. I think it is a good idea to get more women involved.
    John Steinbeck: Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he's too old to fight, he'll just kill you.

  9. #9
    Ex Member Array Ram Rod's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Fayetteville, AR
    Posts
    13,687

  10. #10
    VIP Member Array dukalmighty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    texas
    Posts
    15,179
    Great pro gun article
    "Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
    --Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .

  11. #11
    Member Array Emmett's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Round Rock, TX.
    Posts
    19
    Great job. That was good to see.

    Emmett
    Psalm 121
    Smith & Wesson M&P 9mmC
    Ruger P95
    3/504 PIR, 82nd Airborne (ETS - 1987)

  12. #12
    VIP Member Array JAT40's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    ma
    Posts
    2,366
    Wow, that is so rare to see pro-gun news segment, Hope abounds, showing that one to the wife! Nice post!!!

  13. #13
    VIP Member Array obxned's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    OBX, NC
    Posts
    2,655
    This is great!!
    "If we loose Freedom here, there's no place to escape to. This is the Last Place on Earth!" Ronald Reagan

  14. #14
    Distinguished Member Array LenS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Commiechusetts
    Posts
    1,664
    Very nice job Linda. Kudos to you and your young ladies!

  15. #15
    VIP Member Array TN_Mike's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Shelby County TN
    Posts
    11,137
    Great Linda! Well done.

    From someone who works in TV I can tell you, that is about as unbiased as it gets. Not a bad job by WBNS at all.
    ,=====o00o _
    //___l__,\____\,__
    l_--- \___l---[]lllllll[]
    (o)_)-o- (o)_)--o-)_)

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. This is the most touching and well done news report that I have ever seen
    By LanceORYGUN in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: January 22nd, 2011, 01:23 PM
  2. Firearms in the news...
    By xrmeav8r in forum The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: October 11th, 2009, 01:13 AM
  3. Good news report about women and guns
    By NKMG19 in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: January 12th, 2009, 10:20 PM
  4. Gun event aims to make women friends of firearms
    By msgt/ret in forum The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: April 21st, 2008, 10:26 PM
  5. US News & World Report on DC gunban
    By CAJUN600 in forum The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: March 15th, 2008, 01:54 AM

Search tags for this page

blackwing shooting center robin
,
robin at blackwing shooting center
,
robin salvo
,

robin salvo blackwing

,
women and guns and report
Click on a term to search for related topics.