Feds Release First Guidelines For Confronting A Church Shooter

Lauren Markoe of Religion News Service reports, “For the first time, the federal government has issued written guidelines for houses of worship that are confronted with a homicidal gunman.” The guidelines state congregants should first flee. If flight is not possible, they should hide. Only as a last resort do the guidelines suggest fighting back. After Congress failed to pass a variety of gun safety measures, Vice President Joe Biden “unveiled three new federal guidebooks to keep institutions safe: one for schools, one for colleges and one for houses of worship.”

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