Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Washington Times - EDITORIAL: Guns on a plane


After the September 11 attacks, commercial airline pilots were allowed to carry guns if they completed a federal-safety program. No longer would unarmed pilots be defenseless as remorseless hijackers seized control of aircraft and rammed them into buildings.

Now President Obama is quietly ending the federal firearms program, risking public safety on airlines in the name of an anti-gun ideology.

The Obama administration this past week diverted some $2 million from the pilot training program to hire more supervisory staff, who will engage in field inspections of pilots.

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Washington Times - EDITORIAL: Guns on a plane

1 comment:

  1. The Washington Times editorial has been removed. Did Obama censor it? ...You may want to read this: http://www.debrajmsmith.com/washingtontimes.html



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