Published On: Thu, Apr 10th, 2014

Rand Paul to propose bill to allow weapons on military bases, arm airline pilots

In response to 9/11, and the several military base shooting , including the Maj Hasan/Ft. Hood tragedy, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul told Sean Hannity he’ll propose a bill to allow weapons on military installations and the arming of airline pilots last night.

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“I think that you should be allowed to have weapons on military bases, I’m for allowing those who have concealed carry at the very least have their weapons on base,” Paul said. “But also I’m concerned about the most cost effective way in preventing another 9/11?, I want all pilots to be armed,” he told Hannity in the interview.

“The president has zeroed this out of his budget. He’s advocated for getting rid of the program. And when I talk to pilots — I’m at airports all the time. Pilots come up to me all the time and say it’s too hard to get a permit and to keep up the permit.”

Paul closed by saying, “The goal of my bill is to have 100 percent of American pilots armed because I think it’s a very cost effective. It’s the most cost effective way of deterring another attack on our planes.”


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