Originally Posted by SoCal Bob
Take her to a Range and let her rent a few to try them out. As to racking the slide, has she tried holding the slide with her left hand and pushing the gun forward with her right hand?
She may find this video interesting: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q8ZRlkdWVc
i am a woman with guns and this is the best advice so far.
what fits her hand in the gun shop may not be comfortable when firing.
and, consider a revolver!