As the Obama administration pushes the idea of tighter gun restrictions in the aftermath of the Newtown school attack, a somewhat different philosophy from the Vice President.
FOX News Radio's Hank Weinbloom reports in our special series "Guns In America":
Guns In America.
Consumer advice from Vice President Joe Biden...
(Biden) "Buy a shotgun."
Speaking to a Facebook town hall meeting, the Vice President said a shotgun is a better choice for protecting your home than a semi-automatic weapon.
(Biden) "You don't need 30 rounds to protect yourself."
Biden says he has two shotguns at home and told his wife if there's ever a problem...
(Biden) "Put that double barrel shotgun and fire two blasts outside the house. I promise you whoever's coming in is not going... you don't need an AR-15."
On Thursday, the Vice President will be at a conference on ways to prevent gun violence just outside Newtown, Connecticut.
Hank Weinbloom, FOX News Radio.
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