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380 or 9

The 9mm is substantially more powerful, but what I find interesting are the studies that compile data on hundreds of actual shootings. They seem to indicate that in real-world practicality, the .380 is nearly on par with the 9mm in terms of stopping an attack.
I carry a .380 because it is easy to conceal with the clothes I need to wear. I fretted about that until I was exposed to this (though in my practice I'm doing triple taps just in case): An Alternate Look at Handgun Stopping Power | Buckeye Firearms Association


EDIT: from the data it appears that the .380 has an advantage for 1-shot stops, and the 9mm an advantage for overall incapacitation. It seems to me that either is a valid choice.


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