You can survive any attack by being mentally prepared, having an action plan and possessing the proper tools, such as a firearm and/or an edged weapon like a knife. Generally speaking, the three areas where we go most often—the home, the office and in transit—are the places where we should be the most prepared to carry out plans of action, with the best weapons for the job, should we come under attack.
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Here are some of the best options to take when you begin to assess the potential threats in your daily life and decide how best to fight against them.
Protect Your Castle
For home-defense firepower, the Mossberg Model 500 pump shotgun is an excellent choice, being both compact and portable. Mossberg’s 930 Special Purpose semi-auto shotguns have 18.5-inch barrels and hold, depending on the model, five or eight shells, including one in the chamber. When properly trained with this firearm, it is an excellent weapon to defend your home and family.
The 9mm M&P Shield from Smith & Wesson is a compact semi-auto handgun. The M&P Shield is great because it has a smaller grip, making it a perfect fit for a variety of shooters and hand sizes. The Shield comes with two single-stack magazines that hold seven and eight rounds.
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