I’m not one of those gun fanatics that feels it’s necessary to have a rifle in their home for “protection”. Though, I’m also not against owning a gun.

The SALT Gun is a home defense weapon that sits on the intersection between owning a gun to just own a gun and owning a gun for defense. The beauty of SALT is it’s an effective weapon to defend your home without the lethal consequences. SALT was developed to be a safe alternative to a traditional firearm, while having much of the same benefits. Each specialized round contains a powerful toxin that causes respiratory and visual distress on contact.

Owning a gun is a huge responsibility and not something that should be taken lightly. Whether it’s maintaining your gun on a regular basis to ensure it works or picking between brass or steel ammunition, gun ownership is something that takes a great amount of effort. You also need to be mentally prepared to fire a gun, even if it’s just for self defense.

Thankfully, alternatives such as the SALT Gun offer homeowners a non-lethal form of protection that has the accuracy and security of a traditional firearm. It also serves as a deterrent to keep criminals away from your home.

Watch the video below to see the SALT Gun’s toxins in action.