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After the horrific mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson posted a photo of himself holding up a sign reading “I am a Christian,” which promptly went viral.

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The shooter, who killed nine people, was reported to have targeted Christians, allegedly asking students to identify their religion before shooting them. Carson presented his own stance in a Tuesday-morning interview on Fox & Friends, making it clear that he would not have backed down in a confrontation with the shooter.

“Not only would I probably not cooperate with him, I would not just stand there and let him shoot me. I would say, ‘Hey, guys, everybody attack him! He may shoot me, but he can’t get us all,’ ” Carson told his hosts.

 

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