An ideal concealed carry gun for a woman is lightweight, compact, and easy to use. Owning a handgun gives you that peace of mind that you will be safe in case of an emergency. We want her to be safe and give her the chance to protect herself when the situation calls for it. People should know about the story of Jeanne Assam. This woman salvaged so many lives by shooting a gunman who opened fire at a Church. Who knows how bad the situation could have gotten if Jeanne wasn’t around with her concealed handgun. With that said, here’s a list of the top 7 concealed carry guns for women, what they are and why we think these are the best female-friendly handguns on the market.
7 Best Concealed Carry Guns For Women
Kimber Pro Carry II
The Kimber Pro Carry II is popular to all kinds of shooters. Military, law enforcement, and civilian shooters prefer the flatness, width, and the consistently light trigger for shooting accuracy. It can be beautifully concealed for a .45 ACP firearm.
The Ruger LCR is one of the top choices for people’s list of concealed weapons. This firearm is pretty standard for a snub nose revolver and weighs in at only 13 1/2 ounces, which is extremely light. It’s perfect as a concealed handgun for her small hands.
Smith & Wesson M&P Shield
This is a full power conceal carry gun for self-defense with a safety engagement trigger. It’s only 19 ounces, 6 inches long, and 1 inch thick. Other features include an external thumb safety for carrying chamber.
Glock 26 Gen 3
Also known as the “Baby Glock”, the Glock 26 is an excellent 9mm pistol for concealment. This firearm may not be as attractive as other concealed carry models, but the Glock 26 reliability is unparalleled.
Smith & Wesson Model 638
This is one of my favorites and a classic for concealed carry guns. The Smith & Wesson model can be fired double action, or you can cock the hammer and fire it in single action which great for accuracy. It weighs only 15 oz when unloaded and has a cylinder capacity of 5 bullets.
The Walther CCP is very comfortable in the hand and a great concealed carry weapon. It has a frame mounted manual safety to make it easy to engage and disengage. The gun is a bit heavy at 22.33 oz. with a magazine capacity of 8+1.
The Ruger LC9s has a newly designed trigger mechanism with a short and crisp pull that improves accuracy and performance. This firearm has a weight of 17.2 oz. and a length of 6 inches with a magazine capacity of 7+1.
Watch this short video of the Ruger LC9s in action:
So what do you think? I bet your girl will surely like these guns just by looking at it. These handguns are lightweight, compact, and easy to manage so ladies can be just as safe and armed when an emergency strikes.
Can you add more to this list of concealed carry guns for women? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in January 2017 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.