Before you decide on any self-defense cartridge or gun, it's always a good idea to shoot as many different self-defense firearms as you can. That way, you've got a good idea of what you're getting into before you ever commit to something.
What's your take on this? Which one of these is your go-to round for self-defense? Let's help all of those who are new to shooting out a bit by telling them what self-defense round you trust you life to, and why.
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