Option 1: Legally- Well... we call 911 and wait... so we basically stick our thumb up our @$$ and wait to be robbed, murdered, etc..
Option 2: Realistically- If I am with my family and their lives were threatened, I would use any and all means to stop that threat. I have legally stored firearms (all types) within close proximity to all areas of my home. Bottom line is that the criminal is in for one hell of a day. After the smoke clears, I will be charged and will face trial to try and convince a bias judge that I had to do it. I will probably go to jail but knowing I saved my family, it will be worth it.
I live in Qc and I have a camp with my father and we has already been stolen and we a contacted de policy(911) for imformartion about : What I can do if '' je me fais voler'' steal.He said you can just keep him until the police without hurting him. If him shine a weapon you can pounce on him for YOUR SELF DEFENSE. But no kill him. i hope i help you Sorry for my english I'm a beginner.
Don't assume that when fall comes, or hunting season, that the big bucks, and big bulls leave. Whitetail deer bucks especially, simply hide. And they hide very well. Mule deer bucks may leave a little. Bull elk may leave, but don't assume they do. Don't assume any of them do. I mean - where would they leave to? (Just another place where, for the most part, they would be hunted.) These big animals have the ability to hide in very small, very obscure places. So, embrace the fact (...