I’ve made no secret of my support for women shooters. Besides being excellent students and often better shooters than men, they bring a perspective to the community men often miss. Unfortunately there are some men who are more than uncomfortable with women in the community who do not conform to their “standards.”
Their most recent target appears to be American Gun Chick (AGC). AGC’s as it happened video blog chronicles a young woman growing from new shooter into a firearms instructor. She also has introduced some products that have caused some unneeded controversy (see her dust cover). Rather than cave to her detractors (seriously if you keep an open mind that product makes sense). AGC made a video calling out all of her haters on both sides and included some of the not so nice posts directed her way.
All I have to say is good for her. This is something we all need to learn from. AGC is not hurting us in any way, she is in fact serving as an ambassador to other new young women who want to get into shooting and look good while doing it. We need to encourage that. We also need to call out the haters, intolerance does not help us at all especially right now.
Here’s AGC’s video. I think she did a great job and seriously, she’s got some talent.