Time and data have also unquestionably revealed that when compared to these semi-auto-pistol cartridges, the .357 Magnum does a better job at stopping bad guys.
When it comes down to it, if you're going to have only one revolver, the .357 Magnum is probably the best option.
The .380 ACP and .38 Special both offer compact handgun options for defensive shooters. The question is, which is better for concealed carry?
Richard Mann takes an in-depth look at the .327 Federal Magnum, which may be one of the ultimate pandemic cartridge.
Many factors go into determining what carry ammunition to choose; make sure your choice is an informed one.