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Armed Pilots: A Needed Security Measure

Wednesday, May 22, 2002

John W. Magaw, a career federal law enforcer and head of the Transportation Security Administration, told a senatorial committee Tuesday that his agency wouldn`t allow commercial airline pilots to carry guns in cockpits. While Magaw made reasoned decision, it isn`t the right one for the long term.

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