Originally Posted by Big-Blue
The flashlight is to ensure the intruder is a bad guy, and the laser to to reduce the chances that I will miss and hit someone else.
If someone is in my house at night coming down the hall...they're a bad guy. No one has a key to my place and everyone knows, I shoot first. Plus, my 100 pound German Shepherd is a good early warning system. If they got past him...they're probably hoping I'm armed anyway