That's what DHS calls them.http://2ndamendmentnj.blogspot.com/2013/01/personal-defense-weapon.html
Like it or not, when the chips are down and lives are at stake, an armed citizen can be the "first responder." People who dont like guns invariably rely on people who have guns when their lives are in danger.
That's what I call 'em too !!
Me three !!!!!!