Hassan leads talk on keeping houses of worship safe
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New Hampshire’s faith leaders said Tuesday they are working with law enforcement to keep their congregations safe but need more resources as they try to strike a delicate balance between openness and security.
Leaders of Islamic, Christian and Jewish faith communities joined law enforcement Tuesday for a discussion led by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan. They described hiring security guards and locking their doors in the wake of deadly shootings at houses of worship in other states and overseas, and wrestling with difficult conversations about bringing guns into houses of worship.