OK. I was just informed that my sister wants her first handgun and that
she intends it for concealed carry. (She already took the class and got
the permit.) Apparently she has the plan that she can just keep it in
her purse, an idea that sends me right over the edge, as an effective
self-defense handgun has to be kept absolutely secure and instantly
accessible, and a purse, in my mind, is neither. I may be swayed
regarding some of these new "concealed carry purses" but haven't made up
my mind yet.
She also doesn't know what she wants yet, and I'm too far away from her
to take her shopping at a few gun stores to get a feel for what fits her
So this being the case, I'm putting out a call to every red-blooded
American woman who carries a firearm for personal protection. Please
reply via post and tell us what you carry and how you carry it. I know
what works for me--big gun with big bullets in a leather OWB
holster--but her needs and shape are different.