After several New Hampshire religious organizations were awarded federal grants last week to help strengthen security, others are wondering why they weren't included. The grants, funded through the State Homeland Security Program, totaled $150,000 for seven religious organizations in the state. They're meant to help protect places of worship from foreign and domestic terrorism. Also included was over $4 million for the state of New Hampshire for state security, funded through the Department of Homeland Security. Beth Sloat is the chair of the security committee at Temple Beth Jacob in Concord. She said her synagogue applied for the grant, but didn't get any funding. She only found out that her temple wasn’t a recipient after reading about the grantees...
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N.H. Places of Worship Wonder Why They Weren't Included in Security Grants