Concealed Carry Shreveport Meets Church Security

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( — February 29, 2016) Shreveport, LA — Church goers in Shreveport, LA have under gone an 8 hour Concealed Carry Class to protect their flock and in the hopes of stopping violence in their place of worship.

Sunday school teacher, David Hale says “My hope personally is to make a safer place for our families to worship”.

This is an 8 hour class required annaully by law. The church goers that are to be that line of defense have to gain permission from the church before taking a gun to church and under go the training class.

This class was taught at the weekend by Jeremy Haas of ARCS Self Defense. Haas said, “The mental challenge is also there too with the prospect of taking a life if needs be. You really have to go home and be very honest with yourself and ask yourself am I prepared to do this.”

Hale replied to this and said “I”l use my pastors words and he says we need to be proactive not reactive in the world we live in.”

Haas said “We are the firt line of defense, we may be the only thing standing between the bad guy and the kids in a Sunday school class.”

Continueing, Haas said “We are seeing more and more people approach us for classes after seaking their Churches permission to be that first line of defense.”

The class is taught at ARCS Self Defense training studio where Haas also teaches other self defense techniques such as Krav Maga a very popular class.

Haas has put together a set of beginner Krav Maga DVD’s for those people not fortunate enough to be able to travel to be taught by him face to face on

You can also find them on

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