Saturday, March 5, 2011

Palin Boosts NRA Female Membership

Sarah Palin knows how to field dress a moose, but she also knows how to get women to pick up a gun.

A National Rifle Association spokeswoman credits the former Alaska governor with the 20 percent jump in female membership.

Calling it the "Palin Effect," the NRA's Diane Danielson said the NRA is now "teaching 10,000 new women a year and making more girls want to take up shooting."

And gun companies are taking notice of a new demographic in their sights. “Firearm manufacturers are gearing their products towards women. They’re scaling down stocks, and shortening trigger pull lengths for our shorter fingers,' Danielson told The Daily Mail.

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