If you live in the city, unless you hunt far outside the city, there’s not a lot of use for a rifle in your home. Sure, a handgun or shotgun for home defense is logical, but what’s the point of owning a .22lr or .17HMR caliber rifle? If your only goal is owning it, I’m with you on that. But what purpose will it serve? Things are different if you live in a rural area and have any amount of property to manage or care for. Out “in the sticks” a rifle is all but mandatory not only to provide food through hunting, but also to prevent varmints (the pest variety) from becoming a nuisance or threat. What am I talking about?
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