There are some great semi autos on the market. I was just writing about the M&P Shield which is a shrunken version of the great M&P. There are so many options for the CCW enthusiast. This article makes a great case for the revolver as a self-defense weapon.
I was blown away when I shot my first revolver. I spent most of my time with polymer and found that they were good enough until I saw the accuracy of a revolver and the easy of use.
This author offers some great reasons that you might want to consider a revolver for your purse or holster. The threats we face seem to be increasing and having the right weapon to protect yourself and your family is becoming increasingly important.