This is a great video that deserves some attention; a data compilation and analysis of real-world handgun shootings. It examines their effectiveness when weighed against other pistol calibers, and against rifles and shotguns.
Anyone that has ever ventured into the shotgun section of an internet gun forum has likely witness a heated argument over various defensive loads. Most folks are of the school of thought that will accept nothing less than 00 buckshot
These are some Winchester Super-X 12 gauge 2.75″ 1 oz. rifled soft lead HP slugs that I picked up at Wal-Mart at about $3/5-pack. I have to admit, they are loaded hot for only being a 2.75″ case. They kick