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Student in make-up during
At least one Missouri high school is running "active shooter drills" where students are on the run from a raging mass murderer, complete with make-up to resemble bullet wounds.

From NBC News:

This isn’t a bizarre, premeditated mass murder or some twisted sacrifice led by a student cult. These are the 20 minutes preceding an active shooter drill, the 13th one Missouri’s Lincoln County school district has staged in the past year.

All but 69 students have gone home for the day on early dismissal. These volunteer victims, mostly culled from the school’s drama class, are outfitted in fake-bloody bullet wounds, still wet and dripping down their foreheads, necks and chests. Bowen tells them what to expect: They’ll see “bad guys with AR-15s” shooting blanks during a simulated “passing period”—the moments when one class ends and the other begins. PVC pipes will be dropped on the floor to approximate IEDs. Crystal Lanham, a baby-faced freshman with long, gently-crimped brown hair, receives the dubious honor of being chosen as one of the gunmen’s hostages. She’s thrilled.

“I just really wanna get shot,” she jokes. “Is that weird?”

WARNING: the images in this video are disturbing. Very disturbing:

Of course we want law enforcement to be prepared for the worst, but isn't this taking things a bit far?

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Originally posted to Scout Finch on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 10:47 AM PST.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA, Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA), notRKBA, and NotNotRKBA.

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