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Feds Release First Guidelines For Confronting A Church Shooter

posted on June 20, 2013

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.”

Read at Religion News Service