Nearly One in Four American Women Own Guns
More Women are Getting Firearms as Gifts
Twenty-three percent of American women owned guns in 2011, according to Gallup polling, up from 13% in 2005. Nearly 80% of gun retailers surveyed by NSSF reported increases in female customers from 2011 to 2012.
Source Story from the Washington Post, 12/23/14: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/a-hello-kitty-assault-rifle-for-christmas-more-women-get-gun-gifts–and-love-them/2014/12/23/08b06e42-89fe-11e4-8ff4-fb93129c9c8b_story.html