Today, AFGE and eight other unions and passenger rights groups filed a legal petition with TSA and the Dept. of Homeland Security seeking to permanently stop TSAâ€™s proposed new rule that would allow knives through the checkpoint and onto the aircraft for the first time since 9/11. [More]
Lawyers for nine organizations representing 400,000 aviation professionals, passengers and law enforcement officers today filed a legal petition with Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole and copied to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano seeking to rescind plans to allow knives in the aircraft cabins for the first time since 9/11. [more]
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