Weapons in Worship: Leaders Discuss Securing God's House Last week's shooting spree in Colorado was stopped by an armed volunteer church security guard. But, places of worship are traditionally thought of as a sacred place to leave weapons behind. Mary Marr and Paul Goldenberg discuss their work protecting communities of faith.
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Weapons in Worship: Leaders Discuss Securing God's House

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Weapons in Worship: Leaders Discuss Securing God's House

Weapons in Worship: Leaders Discuss Securing God's House

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Last week's shooting spree in Colorado was stopped by an armed volunteer church security guard. But, places of worship are traditionally thought of as a sacred place to leave weapons behind.

Mary Marr, of the Christian Emergency Network, and Paul Goldenberg, of Secure Communities Network, discuss the need to secure houses of worship.