Catholic Diocese in Texas is removing ‘gun-free zone’ signs from church entrances for safety reasons

The Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas, is removing signs that tell people to not carry guns on church property, KXAS-TV reported.

Why are they doing this?

It’s happening partly because of a mass killing in November 2017 that left 26 people dead at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

Following the shooting, the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth hired a group of security consultants that advised them to remove the signs.

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Two Arrested After Shooting; Victim Credited for Showing Restraint

Bob Irwin highlights the latest self defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from defense with a gun.

The idiot bad guy fires blindly, fortunately, hitting nothing. The Carry Permit holder, not having a clean target, does not shoot because he’s in an area full of families.

Some will fault this hero for risking his life by not engaging the shooter round for round but that was, as it worked out, the right choice. No one was hurt and the bad guy is in jail, PERFECT!

Training combined with incredible courage works

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11.1 MILLION AMERICANS HOLD CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS

NEW REPORT FROM CRIME PREVENTION RESEARCH CENTER SHOWS 11.1 MILLION AMERICANS HOLD CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS

Concealed-Carry-Permit-Holders-Across-the-United-States. The Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) today released a report, Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States, revealing that 11.1 million Americans hold concealed carry permits up from an estimated 4.6 million in 2007 [scroll down to see some updated numbers showing closer to 12 million permit holders].

The last comprehensive report on the number of concealed carry permit holders was completed three years ago by the U.S. Government Accountability Office and showed that 8 million Americans held a concealed carry permit. These numbers show that the number of permits is not only increasing, but they are growing at faster and faster rates.

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