Wednesday, November 20, 2013

First Slice 11/20/13: Atlanta congressman introduces bill to ban firearms at airports

Posted By on Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 8:34 AM

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U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, has sponsored a bill to prohibit guns from being carried into airports. "It defies logic that we would allow anyone other than law enforcement officials to carry a loaded gun within an airport," he said.

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