Concealed carry is skyrocketing among Philadelphia women as the city’s crime wave continues to surge.
CBS Philly reports, “Philadelphia gun violence … is leading to a sharp increase in female gun owners.”
They noted that women began flooding into concealed carry classes as crime rose last year. As a result, concealed carry permit applications from women outpaced men “51 percent to 49 percent.”
One group of Philadelphia women call themselves “Terry’s Angels” after their gun instructor, Terrance Lappe, a former police firearms instructor.
One member of Terry’s Angels cited Philadelphia “carjackings” and “murder” as a motivator for learning to shoot.
She said, “I’ve been living in Philadelphia for almost 64 years and have never seen anything like this.”
She added, “That’s why