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Men convicted of domestic abuse are forbidden to purchase firearms, but many state and federal databases storing this information are not regularly updated.


Men are better shots than women. Instructors, both of civilians and law enforcement officers, agree: women take direction, remain calm and handle firearms as competently, and often with higher rates of accuracy, as men.

Speaking Dates

Speaking engagements for author Caitlin Kelly are listed below. For more information about public speaking engagements, please follow the link or contact Caitlin if you have any questions or are interested in having her speak at an upcoming function or event on the issue of guns and women.



March 16
How to Write, Sell and Promote Your Non-Fiction Book
The Warner Library - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
121 North Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591


February 15
Getting the Tough Story Panel (sponsored by the Connecticut Press Club)
Bertucci's - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Darien, CT
$18 for non-members



March 14
John Jay College - 6:30 - 8:00 pm
New York, NY



June 4
Hart House - 9:00am - Noon
University of Toronto


April 23
Mid-Hudson NRA Fund-raiser - 4:30pm-7:30pm
Poughkeepsie, NY


January 14
Chappaqua Library - 7 pm
Chappaqua, NY


December 4
Cabela's (Store) - 10 am-4 pm
Hamburg, PA


November 7
Citizens Rifle Range - Noon-4 pm
Trenton, NJ


October 21
Just Books - 7 pm
Old Greenwich, CT - 28 Arcadia Road


September 13-16
International Association of Women Police
Sheraton Boston - Exhibitors' Hall - 39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA


August 4
Unity Conference
DC Convention Center - 11:00 am-1:00 pm
(@ Authors Carousel)
Washington, DC


July 28
Westport Library - Noon
Westport, CT


June 8
92nd Street Y - Noon
Makor Center - 1395 Lexington Ave
New York, NY


May 26
Greenburgh Library
Greenburgh, NY

May 23
Church of St. Barnabas
Irvington, NY

May 19
Ossining Library - 7:30 pm
Ossining, NY

May 11
Canadian Women's Club @ Quebec House - 6:30 pm
One Rockefeller Plaza, 26th Floor
New York, New York

May 4
Borders Bookstore - 7:00 pm
10720 Preston Road
Suite 1018
Dallas, Texas

May 3
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland


April 28
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, Maryland

April 27
KGB Bar - 7:00 pm
85 East 4th Street
New York, New York

April 24
American Society of Journalists and Authors Annual Conference - 11:00 am
Grand Hyatt Hotel
New York, New York

April 22
The Penn Club of New York - 7:00 pm
30 West 44th Street
New York, New York

April 18
Hartford Writers Conference - 1:40 pm
Sheraton Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut

April 16 and 17
National Rifle Association Conference
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

April 15
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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