The way I look at it, a person shot with birdshot MAY CHOOSE to stop after getting hit. [/QUOTE]
30 years of experience in a level 1 trauma center points out that is just not the case.
Don't misunderstand me. I'm not arguing against the effectiveness of buckshot, it is devastating But for my house, my "things go bump in the night", home invasion scenario shotgun, the turkey loads are my first choice. I have zero reservations about their effectiveness at the ranges I would be using them.