Wallet? Check? Makeup bag? Check? Handgun? CHECK!

Would-be criminals in Washington better watch out! More ladies in Washington are purchasing firearms, and have concealed weapons permits to match. Guns sales have been up across the state, most of them to women. In addiction, a lot more women are getting concealed weapon permits as well. In 2005 about 80,000 women carried guns. As of 2014, number rockets up 62% to 130,000!

Looks like the ladies are getting even more serious about personal protection. But has owning a firearm protected women against attacks, or is it more a just in case kind of thing for personal peace of mind? Would you buy a firearm to protect yourself, or do you feel like it's unnecessary? Take the poll and see where other ladies stand.