Tactical Shotguns

The Stoeger Double Defense 20-Gauge.

Modern Double Barrels for Home Defense

The selection of double barrel shotguns for tactical use is somewhat limited. However, the simple and reliable break-action of a side-by-side shotgun is still a top contender for home defense.

Will ATF Ban tactical shotguns?

BATFE Wants To Ban Importation Of “Military” Style Shotguns

A report just released by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE), “Study on the Importability of Certain Shotguns,” has proposed that, “military shotguns, or shotguns with common military features that are unsuitable for traditional shotgun sports” be prohibited from importation. This ban would apply to all shotguns—not just semi-automatics.  As a...

The Home Defense Shotgun For Women – Part 2

There is another variable in shotgun selection: type of action. For defensive use, we choose between semi-automatic and manually-operated shotguns (called pump shotguns). Here's a look at both.