Short answer, YES! Though it’s almost always mention that the man who stopped the shooter in Texas was a ‘trained officer’ they leave out the ‘reserve’ part, they don’t mention he was in his 70’s either. No, he was not some SWAT cop, just a man who volunteered at his church.
A shooting in a Texas church — where a member of the congregation’s volunteer security squad shot and killed the gunman — is raising questions about whether weapons should be allowed in houses of worship.
It was a September 2019 law change that made it legal in Texas for licensed handgun owners to carry firearms into churches and places of worship.
In Alaska, bringing a gun to church is not against the law. The Alaska Department of Public Safety website lists several places where it is illegal to have a gun, including schools and courtrooms. Places of worship are not on […]