Monday, April 02, 2007

Massachusetts Pols To Concerned Air Passengers: "Shut Your Mouth!"

How else to explain nine of our ten congressmen voting against a bill to protect passengers who report suspicious activity from lawsuits?

The bill was inspired by the "Angry imams" story (read my take here) who are now suing the American passengers who reported their suspicious activity. House Republicans offered a bill to protect passengers like us from lawsuit intimidation like this. Other than Rep. Lynch, every Mass. congressman voted to let the lawsuit threat continue.

Here's the roll call on the vote.