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4 September 2002

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — An incident aboard Delta Flight 442 over the weekend has prompted critics of the federal air marshal program to argue that post-Sept. 11 changes in the way officers handle danger aboard jets could prove to actually decrease safety. While federal authorities say a marshal was justified in drawing his handgun on Saturday's flight from Atlanta to Philadelphia, consumer advocates and safety experts questioned whether the action was taken too quickly. The... (GunPolicy.org)

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