County Prepares to Fight Terrorist Threat

In light of the growing threat from terrorist groups, the people of Burlington County, New Jersey staged a practice terrorist attack "complete with Kevlar-clad officers, armed suspects and students portraying the wounded and dead":

“You perform as you practice,” Superintendent Chris Manno said prior to the exercise. “We need to practice under conditions as real as possible in order to evaluate our procedures and plans so that they're as effective as possible.”

The mock terror attack involved two irate men armed with handguns who invaded the high school through the front door. They pretended to shoot several students in the hallway and then barricaded themselves in the media center with 10 student hostages.

So who were the "perpetrators" in this "as real as possible" mock terrorist attack?

Investigators described them as members of a right-wing [Christian] fundamentalist group called the “New Crusaders” who don't believe in separation of church and state. The mock gunmen went to the school seeking justice because the daughter of one had been expelled for praying before class.

Yeah.  You never know where those violent, crazy Christian terrorist groups will strike next.  Thank goodness the good people of New Jersey are now ready for their attack.

(Read the full article here.) 

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Amy K. Hall

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