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Ammo Penetration Can be a Problem in Home Defense

Yesterday, we wrote about A Shotgun, The Best Firearm for Defending Your Home.  In the post, I mentioned that any firearm that is adequate for self-defense will penetrate the walls of a stick built home.  By stick built, I am referring to two X fours studs and sheet rock.  This covers the majority of the newer homes at least in the area in which I live.  So today, I will write on the dangers of ammo penetration.

Anytime you use a firearm for self-defense you have to be aware of what is behind your target.  Many of your more powerful  rifle and even handgun rounds have the capability to exit though a body and still cause additional damage. …

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