More women buying guns for home defense

Gun shop employees at On the Square Gun and Pawn…

Gun shop employees at On the Square Gun and Pawn in McDonough, said a lot of first-time gun buyers are women who want to protect themselves.

“I have a home alarm, but that doesn’t necessarily stop people,” Kim Banaski said.

Banaski is a wife, and mother of 2 children. Her husband travels a lot, so she decided it was time to buy a gun.

“I have never purchased, or even shot a gun, but I am interested in finding something I could handle,” Banaski said. “I have to admit, with all that has gone on in the news, all the shootings that have gone on, it makes me a little uncomfortable and want to protect myself.”

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