By Leischen Stelter
The recent shooting at LAX airport has reinvigorated the ongoing debate about the effectiveness of airport security. Some people think the TSA should create a class of armed officers with law enforcement training who have the authority to arrest people. Others advocate for stationing armed police officers at security checkpoints. The Los Angeles police chief has weighed in saying he wants more curbside camera surveillance systems to monitor people as they enter the airport.
So with all this debate revolving around guns, I was surprised to read that the issue at the center of the Nov. 14 House Subcommittee on Transportation Security had nothing to do with firearms or even ways to enhance airport security.… Read the rest