Local churchgoers are putting down their Bibles and picking up Glocks.
Recent violence in places of worship around the world, have local worshipers learning what to do if the worst should happen.
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Just in the last five months, 50 worshippers were killed in two mosques in New Zealand and 11 were killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue. In 2017, 26 churchgoers were killed in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
But teaching firearm proficiency isn’t the only lesson.
He said it’s a sad reality, but it’s where we are right now as a society.
Huggins puts it this way: "The only thing worse than having to explain why you have to prepare for a threat is why you didn't," said Huggins.
The group will reconvene at the gun range Saturday for the final day of training. Before and after the training session, the group says a prayer.
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