What’s the most practical weapon for home protection?
The most practical weapon for home defense is something like a shotgun. Equipped with buckshot you get the most stopping power and the sound of the pumping it is a scary sound to an intruder and may cause them to retreat.
The drawbacks are that it has a lot of recoil and can be tough to shoot without some practice. No matter what you will need sufficient training and practice to be able to wield any home defense weapon without being a danger to yourself or your family.
Black Aces Bull Pup shotgun