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Entrepreneur and fashion designer Anna Taylor is trying to bring back the corset -- not to revive Victorian lingerie but to give women a place to carry their handguns.After overlooking the women's market for years, the firearms industry now sees women as the drivers of growth. Gun sales have declined since peaking in 2016, with companies like Remington Outdoor Company Inc. going through bankruptcy reorganization last year, but the women's share of the market has been growing.U.S. firearms sales peaked at 15.7 million in 2016, according to NSSF data.Lightfoot said gun-makers such as Glock Inc., Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. and Walther have since developed more sophisticated products and design changes.While the U.S. gun rights debate rages, women see their weapons as empowering.
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