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How to protect yourself during a mass shooting

Essay by Ed Hinman. Views expressed are the opinions of the author.

After shots were fired at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., where 26 people were killed in Sunday’s mass shooting, Julius Kepper, who lives nearby, grabbed his gun and ran toward the sound of gunfire, according to the Wall Street Journal, where he saw another neighbor, also armed, confront the suspected killer. Kepper later said, “You just can’t conceive of this happening in a small town like this.” Carrie Matula, who works nearby, told NBC News “I never thought it would happen here,” adding, “This is something that happens in a big city.”

Not so. Mass shootings occur in rural, suburban and urban settings. In recent years,

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How to protect yourself during a mass shooting

After shots were fired at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, where 26 people were killed in Sunday’s mass shooting, Julius Kepper, who lives nearby, grabbed his gun and ran toward the sound of gunfire, according to the Wall Street Journal, where he saw another neighbor, also armed, confront the suspected killer. Kepper later said, “You just can’t conceive of this happening in a small town like this.” Carrie Matula, who works nearby, told NBC News “I never thought it would happen here,” adding, “This is something that happens in a big city.”

Not so. Mass shootings occur in rural, suburban and urban settings. In recent years, mass shootings have occurred at gathering places and houses of worship of many different faiths: churches, an Islamic center, a Jewish community center, a Sikh temple. There was Sandy Hook elementary school in 2012, the Pulse nightclub in 2016 and, a few

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How to protect yourself during a mass shooting


Investigators at the scene of the Nov. 5 deadly shooting in Sutherland Springs, Tex. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/AP)

After shots were fired at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., where 26 people were killed in Sunday’s mass shooting, Julius Kepper, who lives nearby, grabbed his gun and ran toward the sound of gunfire, according to the Wall Street Journal, where he saw another neighbor, also armed, confront the suspected killer. Kepper later said, “You just can’t conceive of this happening in a small town like this.” Carrie Matula, who works nearby, told NBC News “I never thought it would happen here,” adding, “This is something that happens in a big city.”

Not so. Mass shootings occur in rural, suburban and urban settings. In recent years, mass shootings have occurred at gathering places and houses of worship of many different faiths:

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2017/11/06/how-to-protect-yourself-during-a-mass-shooting/

How to protect yourself during a mass shooting – The Washington Post

After shots were fired at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Tex., where 26 people were killed in Sunday’s mass shooting, Julius Kepper, who lives nearby, grabbed his gun and ran toward the sound of gunfire, according to the Wall Street Journal, where he saw another neighbor, also armed, confront the suspected killer. Kepper later said, “You just can’t conceive of this happening in a small town like this.” Carrie Matula, who works nearby, told NBC News “I never thought it would happen here,” adding, “This is something that happens in a big city.”

Not so. Mass shootings occur in rural, suburban and urban settings. In recent years, mass shootings have occurred at gathering places and houses of worship of many different faiths: churches, an Islamic center, a Jewish community center, a Sikh temple. There was Sandy Hook elementary school in 2012, the Pulse nightclub in 2016

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2017/11/06/how-to-protect-yourself-during-a-mass-shooting/

Arm yourself, ‘This is War’ Florida sheriff declares after Orlando mass shooting

by: Sandra Nortunen, Palm Beach Post
Updated: Jun 11, 2017 – 3:03 PM


Guns are lined up on a wall in this photo. Brevard County, Florida Sheriff Wayne Ivey is urging residents to arm themselves against the next terrorist or lone wolf attack. ‘This is war,’ Ivey declared in a Facebook video.
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A Florida sheriff is calling on people to arm themselves in preparation for the next terrorist attack or workplace shooting.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey posted a 4-minute video on Facebook explaining why he believes residents need to carry weapons. The call to arms follows a mass shooting at a company in Orlando that left five people dead.

“Folks, now more than ever is the time for our citizens to be prepared to serve as the first

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