Posted February 21, 2016 4:05 pm by Comments

By Jenn Jacques

Chalk this one up as a barometer of how women feel about firearms.

The group Her Rights, which supports a woman’s right to bear arms and defend her family, had 20 spots available for their free firearms training for women next month. The 2-hour class, which takes place at the Guns & Range Training Center in West Palm Beach, teaches women how to handle and shoot a gun.

So how many women signed up to lay claim on those 20 open spots?

900.

The group’s founder, Barkha Herman, says being trained to handle a gun doesn’t have to be about owning or even carrying a gun. “In my opinion, I think that even if you don’t want to go out and and go shooting at the range, you should know how to safely handle a gun, especially if you have a gun in the house,” explained Herman.

In addition to advocating gun rights and providing free firearms training, the Florida group also supports school choice and free market education. Barkah Herman was born and raised in Mumbai, India and immigrated to the United States at the age of 21. She’s been a life long libertarian, having read Ayn Rand at the age of …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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