There was an alert from GOA talking about John McCain trying to sabotage the armed pilots provision of the airline security act. Congress is passing a bill, and I am trying to find what they did to that provision (which passed the Senate on a voice vote). About the best I can find is from the NY Times:
Buried deep within this:
"Could allow"? This is pretty bad. It could mean that zero pilots would end up armed, and everybody would know it. Even if a few pilots are allowed to carry today, if an anti-gun administration comes along 3 yrs from now....
Does anybody have any more information? I wish these stupid reporters would post a bill number.
OK, I found the bill number, it is S1447, but there are three different version of it.
A link is:
The relevant section summary (not the section itself) seems to be:
Keep your fingers crossed... I don't know if this is the most up to date version.