Glenn Beck

Flying Without Fear

By INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY | Posted Thursday, March 29, 2007 4:20 PM PT

Air Security: We’ve urged Congress to pass a law that protects airlines that kick suspicious passengers off planes from being sued. The House of Representatives has passed legislation that’s about halfway there.

By a 304-121 vote on Tuesday, the House passed the Rail and Public Transportation Security Act of 2007 with added language that protects passengers who report suspicious activity from lawsuits.

The one-sided vote was something of a surprise. We expected more resistance in a House controlled by Democrats who are normally so observant of political correctness and solicitous of the trial bar. Which is not to say that the added language didn’t cause a ‘heated debate,’ as the Washington Times described it…


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