Anti-Gun Liberal supports arming pilots

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barbara boxer, the biggest anti-gun radical liberal in the senate supports arming pilots. according to captain tracy price their are approx 58 senators that support this bill. what we need now is 67 senators to override bush's veto. contact your senator now if you support this.


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July 10, 2002

Senator Barbara Boxer Co-sponsors Smith Bill For Arming Airline Pilots

Late yesterday, Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) signed on as a co-sponsor of S-2554, The Arming Pilots Against Terrorism and Cabin Defense Act. Senator Boxer will announce her support for this important legislation in a press conference today at 11:00am EDT at the Senate Radio & Television Gallery in the U.S. Capitol Building, Room S-325.
Capt. Tracy Price, APSA Chairman said, “This is a huge step forward in the effort to arm pilots with firearms and to provide flight attendants with defensive training. The fact that this support for S-2554 is coming from a liberal democrat that is very much in favor of controls on handguns is further proof that arming pilots is not a gun/anti-gun issue – it is an airline security issue. Senator Boxer is a clear-thinking leader that has supported arming pilots since shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11th. Her support is key to the endeavor and we thank her so much for backing this legislation that is so critical to airline – and national – security.”

Capt. Price continued, “The House will vote on their bill today and, with Senator Boxer’s support, we should be able to move forward quickly in the Senate. Today is a big day for Americans that want – and deserve – real airline security and not the façade of hand searching eleven-year-old girls and 85-year-old grandmothers while as many as 58% of the unhidden weapons go undetected in TSA tests at airport security check points.”
 

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I'm taking up a collection for mitts to send to satan... cuz H-E-L-L just froze over.

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Sen. Boxer has also been a vocal critic of the FAA when they did not get the job done the way it was supposed to.

She's a tough as nails, get the job done type, and woe be to any terrorist who tries anything funny on a flight on which she is aboard.
 

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Arming pilots

There's a time and place for everything. This is the right time and right place for arming the cockpit. I'm glad that Sen. Boxer has signed on to this bill.

I don't understand, though, why the President would veto this bill. After all, he was an F-105 pilot in the National Guard. You would think he would have an appreciation for this issue.
 
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