Sofia Hollander reported in The Wall Street Journal on “The Women’s Shooting Sports League, a Manhattan-based group that for nearly a decade has been gathering once a month to shoot at a range in Chelsea.” In her story she reports that a wide range of women whom you might not think of as “The Shooting Type,” are finding that they enjoy their time on the range.
“The vegan, the yoga instructor and the former Peace Corps member mingled with other women at a recent retreat in upstate New York, sharing advice: Keep both eyes open when firing a shotgun. Ear plugs are essential to mute the blasts. And when women shoot, the butt of the gun needs to sit between the shoulder and collar bone to cushion the recoil, an adjustment to the typical male shooting stance.”
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