Determined to take charge of her own safety, Jackie started her path to gun ownership for personal protection purposes. Although the process of obtaining a firearm permit in her home state of Connecticut was long and arduous, for her it was totally worth it in the end. With the help of a knowledgeable sales associate, Jackie found the perfect revolver, the Smith & Wesson Model 66. Upon becoming a gun owner, she discovered that shooting is a fun and exciting recreational activity that she can enjoy with family and friends. Jackie has even passed the torch to another first-time shooter, friend and former teacher, Tabitha.