The economy has put many people on the look out for what weapons they can keep in their home. With crime on the rise as many people feel that it is absolutely necessary to arm themselves with anything they feel may be needed in an emergency situation. So what weapons can you keep in your home?
If you are so inclined, a good quality firearm is a good choice. Hand guns or even a shotgun can be purchased in nearly any gun shop although there is high demand at this writing. Proper safety precautions must be taken when a firearm in the the home especially when children are present. Safety classes are a must for gun neophytes and you can practice and be trained at a local range.
You also have non lethal weapons you can keep in your home to protect your family members. Obviously a gun is not the only option, although if you feel comfortable with a firearm then that is what you should do. Having a pepper spray aka mace device can be helpful in case someone comes at you and attacks you. They are all non-lethal, so they will not harm anyone if they are accidentally discharged.
Some people feel that a stun gun is what weapon they need because it is so small. They feel that it is so easy to carry around and it will give them the extra advantage of surprise. It is highly recommended that you go through training with one before buying one because of the potential dangerous nature of it.
Having a keychain pepper spray in your pocket or purse is another option that you might want to consider. This item is portable and easily concealed. It is something that can come in very handy if you need to get out of a potentially dangerous situation without getting arrested. You certainly need something that you can carry in your back pocket or waistband for protection.
When you are considering what weapons you keep in your home, you need to know what is considered to be ‘common’. Anything that can be legally owned is what you should keep in your home. The problem is that many times people get caught up in the laws regarding owning a certain type of weapon when in fact they don’t need it. This means that you need to make sure that you are keeping things such as brass knuckles and other things away from your kids.