Girls and guns, a group targets females to shoot and socialize

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It’s your constitutional right to bear arms. But when it comes to guns guys typically are the biggest carriers. However, a group of local girls is taking aim at bridging the gap by teaching technique.

Stephanie Hayden said her father taught her to shoot a gun when she was five years old. She has been practicing ever since. Only now she is among a group of girls who have the same aim, being able to socialize and shoot safely.

Aurora Harkins, a facilitator of a group called A Girl and a Gun” brought the bunch together.

“There’s a lot of fear factor in guns and with that you have to know how to properly use it, know how it functions, what’s going to do when you pull that trigger,” Harkins said.

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