State Rep. Phillip Ensler (D-Montgomery) made an early appearance Tuesday on FNC's "Fox & Friends First" to talk about the nearly 200 swatting incidents that took place over the weekend at synagogues across the nation.
Swatting occurs when fake threats are made, and law enforcement responds. Saturday, there were 199 bomb threats in 14 states.
Ensler said he was at home Saturday when he heard about a bomb threat at his synagogue in Alabama. He responded with an officer and had to interrupt a service.
"Our protocols worked," he said. "We got people out. But to have to interrupt a service for this was really, really disturbing and unnerving, but thankfully, everyone is safe."
While it is unclear who made the threats, Ensler said they are dangerous.
"In Alabama, we're going to keep working to have an inclusive state, community for people of all backgrounds, all identities," he said.
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