Common sense vs. political correctness: the illustrative case of the 'flying imams'

King, Peter
June 2007
Hill;6/5/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 65, p34
The author reflects on his amendment introduced to model the legislation written by Representative Steve Pearce that will protect passengers and commuters against frivolous lawsuits like the one filed by the imams in the U.S. He emphasizes that the amendment covers threats to transportation system, passenger safety or security, and possible acts of terrorism, as well as shields transportation systems and employees who take reasonable actions to mitigate perceived threats.


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