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“Hide out”: Furious military wife protests DHS advice in case of active shooting

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By Michelle Malkin  •  September 23, 2013 05:53 PM

Reader S. e-mailed me an infuriating message and attachment last week after the Washington Navy Yard massacre. More on her letter in a moment. As I pointed out on the one-year anniversary of the Fort Hood shooting, many military bases and facilities remain gun-free zones thanks to Clinton-era gun restrictions. Reminder:

The victims were all unarmed. Soldiers inside the deployment center were and are forbidden from carrying weapons — either issued weapons or personal arms — on base. When Hasan commenced his shooting spree by shouting, “Allahu Akbar,” several brave men and women in uniform used chairs, tables and their own bodies to try to stop him. But it wasn’t until a courageous, armed civilian police officer, Sgt. Kimberley Munley, arrived on the scene with her 9mm Beretta that Hasan’s rampage was interrupted.

In a gunfight outside the deployment center, Munley wounded Hasan — who was able to return fire and shot her in the hand, thigh and knee. While she lay on the ground, Hasan kicked away her weapon. Another armed civilian police officer, Mark Todd, was able to fire at Hasan five times and brought him down.

Gun-control zealots led by the Brady Campaign To Prevent Gun Violence exploited Fort Hood to argue for even tighter gun restrictions. But it was a 1993 Clinton administration gun-control directive banning most military personnel from carrying their arms for personal protection that facilitated Hasan’s massacre except under very limited circumstances. Despite the death of 13 soldiers and the wounding of more than 30 at Fort Hood by a jihadist who warned his superiors that Muslim soldiers posed a specific threat, gun-free military base policies remain in place.

Thanks to that Clinton directive, as you know, Navy Yard victims were also left vulnerable in a gun-free zone. S., a military wife at Fort Meade, sent me the following message.

Our weekly Fort Meade newspaper Soundoff arrived on the doorstep this morning with this helpful advice for surviving a Fort Hood/Navy Yard event: hide, and if that doesn’t work, yell and throw stuff.

And maybe improvise a weapon. Because, you know, we don’t trust our military with real weapons.

Just sit tight in your gun-free zone while a nutjob shoots the place up and wait for the guys with the guns (what?!) to show up and put a stop to it. Unless they’re ordered to stand down.

Beyond furious. Again.

Here’s the newspaper article advising people to “hide out” and “throw” things when the next bloodthirsty, armed Nidal Hasan or Aaron Alexis comes along.

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I’m surprised they didn’t advise “vomiting or urinating” as well.

I repeat:

WARNING: Our government is a threat to public safety.

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