Lindsay Makowski and her bulldog in her living room in Silver Spring, Md. Ms. Makowski owns numerous handguns which she got after getting into a bad situation with a former boyfriend.
(L) Ben Baker stands on the railway tracks that run by his home in in Ashburn, Ga. He is posing with his beloved 20 gauge pump action shotgun. (L) Writer Dan Baum at his home in Boulder, Colo. Mr. Baum with his cherished 7.63mm C96 Mauser which was manufactured in 1896.