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The one you can accurately hit your target with while under extreme duress.

There's no right answer to this for everyone. If you live in the middle of nowhere with the nearest neighbor a mile away, feel free to use a carbine rifle like an SKS, AR-style or ruger mini-14.

If you live in town a handgun or shotgun might be more appropriate. Shotguns, if using the correct type of ammo, are less prone to overpenetrating obstacles, thereby killing your neighbor instead of the person breaking into your house.

Frankly, anyone who has to ask the question, should not be protecting their home with a firearm. Buy a taser and a can of pepper spray. Your neighbors will thank you for it.

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