We have a fact- and practicality based rifle bias.. The best firearm for most fights, and likewise the best gun for home defense, is usually a rifle.
A shooting during a Austin protest, a negligent discharge in Louisville by an NFAC member, vehicles hitting protesters...you prepared to survive a protest?
Home defense advantages: realistically, what are they? Pragmatically, what can you do to create them? Is there a "home field advantage"? Listen and learn.
Many misunderstand the topic of home defense. Here are a few basic concepts as Varg Freeborn sees them; Layout, Area of Denial, Penetration, and SetUp.
<p>We know that it makes sense to carry a spare magazine when it comes to armed self-defense, but home-defense can pose some challanges. Especially when it is 3:00 am and you aren't wearing your tactical pajamas. An over the shoulder bag can be a great solution to carrying a mag and your other gear.</p>
John and Daniel discuss ensconcing in the home and give a few ideas for your plan. http://www.aresgear.com