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Updated: 06/06/2014 08:00:02AM

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shooting straight • ryan ingle

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Many people, whether gun enthusiasts or not, like the idea of a gun for home defense. After all, your home should be your sanctuary (hence the Castle Law) and you have a right to feel safe when you are in it. For this reason, I frequently receive emails and calls asking for our shop’s thoughts on the best guns for home defense. While this is a very personal decision, here are some of the pros and cons of your various home defense options.

I have to say that I will start from my least popular to most popular choices. This is mainly based on safety of myself and others dwelling in the home with you. The reason I say this is if you miss the intended target that bullet will still travel and usually continue through walls and possibly strike an unintended target such as a family member. That would be the ultimate worst case end scenario. So here we go:

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