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Us House of Representatives votes to allow guns in cockpit
Washington, Usa - To the delight of the pilots and the chagrin of White House
By a vote of 310-113, the US House of Representatives passed a bill allowing airline pilots to arm themselves after undergoing training. The bill had originally called for a pilot program covering 1,400 pilots over the next two years, but, when it came to the floor, House members decided to expand it to any pilot interested in carrying a gun. The bill also makes self-defense training mandatory for...
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