Mossberg 940 Shotgun

The DIY Home-Defense Shotgun

If you’ve chosen a shotgun as your home defense firearm of choice, how do you set up the ideal gun?

The Armed Citizen® July 1, 2022

A woman woke to find an intruder in her bedroom—her new neighbor.

The Armed Citizen® June 24, 2022

A weekend of extreme violence by a man against his wife ended when she bravely defended herself with a handgun.

The Armed Citizen® June 10, 2022

A man began firing into a crowd of children when an armed woman saved the day.

Hey, Shorty! (Federal Force X2 Shorty Shotshells in 00 Buck, That Is)

Whatever your actual height, these low-recoil shotshells offer more ammo capacity and less recoil ... what's not to love?

The Armed Citizen® June 3, 2022

A man with a history of physical violence and elder abuse was fatally shot by one of his victims, a 74-year-old woman.

The Armed Citizen® May 20, 2022

A would-be robber put his hand in the cash drawer at a Family Dollar store and then pointed the firearm at a female employee. 

Home-Defense Shotgun Myths and Realities

Shotguns make great home defense firearms in many cases, but they’re not the all-powerful bad-guy-busters you see on TV.

The Armed Citizen® May 13, 2022

After being told to leave a hotel property, an inebriated man returned with a knife.

The Armed Citizen® May 6, 2022

A woman was home alone with her infant child when she heard intruders in the house.

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