Originally Posted by Jim S.
Since we can't carry a carbine for self defense I will assume that you are thinking Home Defense.
Get a shot gun. Best home defense weapon made for normal folks.
Actually, in MO, I can. I occasionally do carry a Kel-Tec RFB in 7.62x51. With a CCW, ALL legal weapons are permitted to be carried concealed.
Before you ask why, let me tell you, I HAVE seen firsthand some of the evils of men, and don't intend to become one of their victims.