In the Sunday’s Richmond Times Dispatch Metro Section, Laura Kebede’s article “Safety and Education: WOMEN AND GUNS: More women shop for guns, participate in target shooting.  For some, instruction removes fear of weapons” took front and center.

Photo Credit: ALEXA WELCH EDLUND, Richmond Times Dispatch captioned: Edward Coleman, general manager of Colonial Shooting Academy, talks to Berni Lane, of Glen Allen, about the gun she is holding as Laura Patrick of Strafford, N.H., watches.


The article focuses on the nationwide growing demand of women purchasing guns and learning how to use them.  Since opening in March 2012, Colonial Shooting Academy alleviated the fear associated with shooting for new shooters particularly women from the building design to the Womens Only Basic Pistol Courses as well as Ladies Night.

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