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Are Hunting Shotguns Good For Home Defense?

If all you have for home defense is a hunting-oriented scattergun, there are modifications you can easily make to improve its defensive capabilities.

5 Great Shotguns for Home Defense

In the market for a home defense shotgun? Jeff Johnston rounds up five of the best options on the market today.

An Ode to the Remington 870

Remington’s versatile and utilitarian pump-action 870 has been around for 70 years and available in countless iterations.

Review: Aguila Minishells

Tired of dealing with punishing recoil from your go-to 12-gauge shotgun? This line of Aguila Minishells provides a number of hunting and personal-defense loads that soften the blow while still providing stopping power.

Building a Budget Home-Defense Shotgun

Tight on cash? Here's how to built the ultimate budget home-defense shotgun for less than $600.

New Tactical Shotguns for 2018

In a year that was expected to be marked by a glut of ARs, gun manufacturers rose to the challenge of creating new and innovative firearms to excite a customer base that seemingly had seen it all.

5 Great Shotguns for Home Defense

Here are our Shotgun editor’s five “can’t miss” out-of-the-box shotguns for home defense.

Double Duty Defense

Got a favorite scattergun that you've been thinking about adapting for home defense? Here are some tips and tricks to help accomplish that goal.

Remington 870 Express Tactical Magpul

Ever since its introduction in 1950, the Remington Model 870 has been purpose-built for military service, law enforcement work and home defense.

The Guns of Brad Thor

Best-selling author Brad Thor is known for his attention to detail when it comes to guns and gear, and his new novel, "Act of War," is chock-full of the stuff we love.

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