The U.S Government has issued a controversial video telling office workers what to do should a crazed gunman storms their building. Issued by Homeland Security, the video, called Active Shooter Situation: Options for Consideration, tells workers to flee if it is safe or find a hiding place if trapped should a gunman storm the building. The video even advises using scissors as a weapon to defend yourself if your are caught in the open. The four minute clip begins with chilling images of some of the most deadly public shootings in recent U.S history including the 2007 Virginia Tech Massacre
Comments: Scissors! Of course! Let´s put them in glass cabinets, like the axes next to the fire hoses. /s
Yeah, why not also use your plastic butter knife from your take out lunch if you can´t find any scissors around???? Hey, I am all for fighting back but use a little sense and don´t be stupid. Of course, the real answer is, bring a GUN to a gunfight, idiots!!
If this doesn´t show we have out of touch lunatics running the government,I don´t know what does.It´s hard to imagine what planet these people live on.Maybe the idea here is to wave the scissors around with the hope of deflecting the bullet.
"Sales of large desks surge as people look for place to hide in houses under a threat".
"For a limited time,buy a desk,get a free pair of scissors".
So the bad guy can have guns and we the people can only have scissors. How about letting all the office workers carry what they feel is important to protect themselves. If the teachers at Sandy Hook were able to carry their own guns, this tragedy would have turned out much differently.
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The Architect, 2/1/2013 8:03:30 AM (No. 9151925)
So you can assault the shooter with scissors, and be shot. Or you can rush him en-mass and multiple people can be shot. Hey, I´ve got a novel idea, why don´t you shoot him before he shoots you!
Seriously, I read today that a shooter who wounded a 15 year old student was stopped and disarmed in an Atlanta School by an "ARMED" security guard. Whoever put out this video for Homeland Security should be ashamed of herself and should be fired for gross incompetence. Are you listening Big Sis?
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