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The following is a press release from Gunsite Academy

Recent events in Paris and Beirut underline the threat of an active shooter event happening in nearby metropolitan areas. ISIS has threatened cities in the United States.   How can YOU respond should this happen to you?

Gunsite Academy, the world’s oldest and largest firearms training facility offers a new course: “Active Shooter/Terrorist Response for Civilians”. This new class will be held March” 14-18, 2016.

RELATED STORY: 5 Must-Dos to Survive & Escape A Mass Shooting

This course will cover criminal vs. terrorist attack, the criminal/terrorist attack cycle, response options, lone wolf attacks, large scale multi-venue attacks and much more.

You are more likely to be struck by lightning than being caught in a terrorist (or active shooter) event, but lightning does strike. In that event Gunsite Academy will give you the skills you need in order to survive.

RELATED STORY: 10 Cases Where An Armed Citizen Took Down An Active Shooter

“One cannot legislate the maniacs off the street … these maniacs can only be shut down by an armed citizenry…” – Jeff Cooper

This course is handgun-centric, because that is probably what you will have if you should encounter this type of deadly threat. Preparedness is insurance. Will you act to protect the ones you love, or the ones you are sworn to protect if an active shooter or terrorist event comes to you?

For more information on these courses please visit

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