Today, Senator Charles Schumer (NY) joined with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), Sen. Frank Lautenberg (NJ), and Mr. Robert Menendez (NJ) to introduce legislation called the "Keep Knives Out of Our Skies Act." [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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