We never know when evil will coming knocking on our door. Having a concealable pistol on your person can mean the difference between returning home to your loved ones or not, so choose your concealed carry pistol wisely.

Determine the type of handgun, the caliber and how you will carry the pistol. Handle as many models as you can to find the one you can operate and shoot the best.

Think of the dozen handguns on this list as carry-proven defense tools. All are proven performers and all have the ability to blend in with your everyday life so you will be ready if you should need it.


Beretta Nano

Bersa Thunder 380 CC

Charter Arms Off Duty

Colt Mustang Lite

Glock 42

Kahr CW380

Kimber Micro 9

Ruger LCP Custom

Sig Sauer P320 Subcompact

Smith & Wesson Ported M&P9 Shield

Springfield Armory XD-S 3.3

Taurus CIA 650


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