Semi-Auto Rifles For Self-Defense In Lansing, IL
It has been said that if you know you’re going to be in a gun fight then bring a rifle! And in Lansing, IL it is no different. The best single defensive firearm for one’s own self-defense or the defense of your family is by far a long gun, a rifle and specifically one that has is controlled easily, can be used within the confines of a building environment and has sufficient fire power, preferably a semi-auto. Caliber depends significantly on how much structure penetration is acceptable for your living situation. The most common is by far the .223 (5.56)
For most self-defense situations the small sporting rifles in light to medium calibers have been proven over the years to be the best suited in this role. Depending on the laws in Lansing, IL the type of rifle may be limited in choice. The most popular by far is the AR-15 style rifle, with somewhere around 30 different manufacturers the models are many and the ability for customizing is extensive.
Other rifle types that are becoming popular in the self-defense role are those of the “Bullpup” design that allows for more maneuverability in tight places. Not only in Lansing, IL and in the US Government these excellent self-defense rifles have been labeled by gun-control politicians as “Assault Rifles” which we all know is simply not the case. It clearly illustrates the complete ignorance of Firearms and their self-defense capabilities by our elected officials and government bureaucrats.
No matter where in Lansing, IL that you live as part of a comprehensive self-defense plan one should have both a Handgun and a Rifle. The versatility of a Rifle is many; for Self-Defense, for hunting and providing for your family, for shooting sports and competition, and even as a financial investment.
Living in Lansing, IL may present many unique challenges to Rifle ownership, we at US Precision Defense can help as many of our staff has Military and or Law Enforcement experience that can help you in deciding which is the best Rifle for your Self-Defense needs.
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Lansing, IL, The first family to settle in Lansing was that of August Hildebrandt in 1843. Henry, George, and John Lansing settled the area in 1846, which was incorporated in 1893. Early settlement in the village was primarily by Dutch and German immigrants. Industrial development of the surrounding Calumet region attracted immigrants from Ireland and Eastern Europe to the village in the 20th century.
These settlement patterns are reflected in Lansing's current demographics; according to the census of 2000, the top five non African-American ancestries in Lansing were German (17%), Polish (13%), Irish (13%), Dutch (11%), and Italian (7%).
Lansing, IL, The Lansing area was a part of the Northwest Territory in the late 1700s. It was transferred to the Illinois Territory in 1809. In 1818 Illinois became the 21st state of the Union.
As migration west began, settlers, primarily German and Dutch immigrants, came to the Lansing area to build homes, farms, and businesses. The Pennsylvania Railroad came through Lansing in 1856 and since Lansing is located on a sand ridge, the railroad began hauling sand to Chicago for use in building construction.
The location of the sand pit of years ago is now Lansing's downtown business district. In 1860 there was no industry, just the railroad and farms. Lansing had a grocery store, saloon, shoemaker and two blacksmiths.