The ability to smoothly accept larger magazines makes this subcompact easier to practice with than others its size.
Smith & Wesson is still seeing success with their M&P Shield pistol series, announcing June 19 that they have sold and shipped 3 million models of the popular carry gun.
Cindy Hyde-Smith said the Gun-owner Registration Information Protection Act is needed to protect law-abiding gun owners.
The Shield EZ is the latest handgun designed to address concerns about racking the slide and recoil. It is put to the test against a Beretta Model 86, a gun introduced more than 20 years ago that was designed to appeal to new shooters who were intimidated by racking a slide.
Revolvers remain popular for carry and home defense, but know what you’re getting into.