Terror in the Heartland

Special Report by Ginny Simone

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On September 24, 2014, employees of Vaughan Foods in Moore, Oklahoma, watched as their coworker Colleen Hufford was beheaded and another woman, Traci Johnson, was stabbed and critically injured by a man who had posted aggressive Islamic messages online, implicating that his actions were inspired by similar ISIS attacks in recent news.

As the FBI refused to classify the incident at the food processing plant as an "act of terrorism," Oklahoma citizens sounded off to NRA News' Ginny Simone about the implications of the horrific attack and the dangers imposed on the employees involved.

The violence at Vaughan Foods was stopped short by Mark Vaughan, off-duty reserve deputy and chief operating officer of Vaughan Foods, who shot and wounded the assailant in the minutes before law enforcement arrived on the scene. Local business owners and employees who advocate for gun ownership in the workplace question how much worse this could have been in a "gun-free zone."

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