Chick-fil-A has a restaurant within Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta where this year’s Super Bowl was played. Like all of their locations, that one was closed on Super Bowl Sunday. An acquaintance remarked to me that it is a marketing debacle to have a “Sorry, We’re Closed” sign up that day. I suggested the opposite might be true… and I doubt that they are “sorry” about it.
Speaking at a recent Active Shooter Seminar, DBL Law Partner Kelly Holden advised, “If you don’t have a plan in place and have not practiced that plan, it could be catastrophic from a legal perspective.” As we all try to wrap our heads around recent active shooter situations, it is time to ask “Are you prepared? Do you have an Active Shooter/Workplace Violence preparedness plan in place?”
It was a week before Christmas, and my three kids were reenacting The Nutcracker in our living room when a fight broke out. My 7-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Olivia, started yelling at her younger brother because he didn’t announce her performance the way she wanted him to. She screamed at him to turn off the lights and start over, and Luca left the room in tears.