When it comes to self-/home-defense firearm, it is tough to beat the tried-and-true scattergun. Affordably in cost and powerful in application, these long guns can deliver when it counts. They can fire a range of loads, from buckshot to birdshot, beanbags, slugs and more. Shotguns also come in various styles, from pump actions to semi-autos to side-by-sides. Here are some of the best new self-defense shotguns hitting the market today!

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Chiappa Firearms

Cimarron Firearms


Mossberg & Sons

Stoeger Industries

Taylor’s & Co., Inc.

Wilson Combat


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