A properly sized aluminum pot will up armor your hat requirements. I’m guessing Tin Man Halloween costumes could still be found if you need more protection.
Sadly this is true and can be seen everywhere; “The majority of those in the oppressing group won’t say or do anything against “their own,” regardless of how heinous the crime might be. In the last days, men’s hearts will fail them”
This is why nonviolent Muslims don’t have a voice, and Governments don’t do what needs to be done. It’s the reason local populations can’t control gang’s. (Or one of the reasons). We are definitely in the “Wolfe-Sheep-Sheepdog” era.