Should Scissor and Tool Ban Continue?

The Transportation Security Administration's proposal last month to ease restrictions on items that passengers can bring on board airplanes met immediate opposition from some lawmakers, a major airport executive, and members of the flight attendants' unions.

The changes, which were scheduled to take effect as this issue went to press December 22, allow airline passengers to take small scissors and screwdrivers on airplanes. In testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee on D

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