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In this Aug. 29, 2016 photo, Marilyn Smolenski uses a mock gun to demonstrate how to pull a handgun out of the concealed carry clothing she designs at her home in Park Ridge, Ill. (Tae-Gyun Kim/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
In this Aug. 29, 2016 photo, Marilyn Smolenski uses a mock gun to demonstrate how to pull a handgun out of the concealed carry clothing she designs at her home in Park Ridge, Ill. (Tae-Gyun Kim/AP)

About 55 million Americans own guns, and just under 7 million of them are women. How to carry those guns safely — and stylishly — is behind the growing number of concealed-carry fashion shows happening across the country.

Leah Fleming (@LeahRadio) from Here & Now contributor Georgia Public Broadcasting reports.

This segment aired on March 27, 2017.

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