Call Congress To Keep Knives Off Planes

Posted on Apr 11, 2013

On April 25 knives will be allowed back in our aircraft cabin because, as the knife lobby claims, it successfully lobbied the TSA to lift the ban in the interest of a billion dollar pocket knife business – not our safety and security.

bob-greene-quoteOne call from the White House could change this policy. Or, the TSA policy could be overturned by an act of Congress. TSA Administrator Pistole has said the only way he will back down is if Congress makes him. Even as we continue to call our Representatives to co-sponsor the No Knives Act, we need our Senators to support legislation to keep the ban on knives too. Congressional support will get the attention of the White House and build pressure to rescind the policy even as we work to get the legislation passed by Congress.

Call your Senators now and every day to achieve a law that ensures No Knives, Ever Again!

Find your Senators and their Washington, DC office numbers listed below. Call the office and state:

“My name is _______ and I’m a Flight Attendant and constituent. I oppose the TSA plan to allow knives in the aircraft cabin. I would like my Senator to support bipartisan legislation to keep knives out of the aircraft cabin. Transportation security does not stop at the cockpit door.  Flight Attendants and passengers are not acceptable casualties in aviation security. Our country owes it to those we lost on 9/11 and all of us on the frontlines of aviation today – no knives, ever again.  Thank you.”

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Let’s achieve legislation that will overturn this policy decision that disrespects the lessons of our past and puts our future at risk.

This is about knives and so much more.  Let’s show everyone that Flight Attendants will not back down. No Knives, Ever Again.
 
 
 

Call Your Senator

Alabama

Sessions, Jeff (R-AL) – (202) 224-4124
Shelby, Richard C. (R-AL) – (202) 224-5744

Alaska

Begich, Mark (D-AK) – (202) 224-3004
Murkowski, Lisa (R-AK) – (202) 224-6665

Arizona
Flake, Jeff (R-AZ) – (202) 224-4521
McCain, John (R – AZ) – (202) 224-2235

Arkansas
Boozman, John (R-AR) – (202) 224-4843
Pryor, Mark L. (D-AR) – (202) 224-2353

California
Boxer, Barbara (D-CA) – (202) 224-3553
Feinstein, Dianne (D-CA) – (202) 224-3841

Colorado
Bennet, Michael F. (D-CO) – (202) 224-5852
Udall, Mark (D-CO) – (202) 224-5941

Connecticut
Blumenthal, Richard (D-CT) – (202) 224-2823
Murphy, Christopher (D-CT) – (202) 224-4041

Delaware
Carper, Thomas R. (D-DE) – (202) 224-2441
Coons, Christopher A. (D-DE) – (202) 224-5042

Florida
Nelson, Bill (D-FL) – (202) 224-5274
Rubio, Marco (R-FL) – (202) 224-3041

Georgia
Chambliss, Saxby (R-GA) – (202) 224-3521
Isakson, Johnny (R-GA) – (202) 224-3643

Hawaii
Hirono, Mazie K. (D-HI) – (202) 224-6361
Schatz, Brian (D-HI) – (202) 224-3934

Idaho
Crapo, Mike (R-ID) – (202) 224-6142
Risch, James E. (R-ID) – (202) 224-2752

Illinois
Durbin, Richard J. (D-IL) – (202) 224-2152
Kirk, Mark (R-IL) – (202) 224-2854

Indiana
Coats, Daniel (R-IN) – (202) 224-5623
Donnelly, Joe (D-IN) – (202) 224-4814

Iowa
Grassley, Chuck (R-IA) – (202) 224-3744
Harkin, Tom (D-IA) – (202) 224-3254

Kansas
Moran, Jerry (R-KS) – (202) 224-6521
Roberts, Pat (R-KS) – (202) 224-4774

Kentucky
McConnell, Mitch (R-KY) – (202) 224-2541
Paul, Rand (R-KY) – (202) 224-4343

Louisiana
Landrieu, Mary L. (D-LA) – (202) 224-5824
Vitter, David (R-LA) – (202) 224-4623

Maine
Collins, Susan M. (R-ME) – (202) 224-2523
King, Angus S., Jr. (I-ME) – (202) 224-5344

Maryland
Cardin, Benjamin L. (D-MD) – (202) 224-4524
Mikulski, Barbara A. (D-MD) – (202) 224-4654

Massachusetts
Cowan, William M. (D-MA) – (202) 224-2742
Warren, Elizabeth (D-MA) – (202) 224-4543

Michigan
Levin, Carl (D-MI) – (202) 224-6221
Stabenow, Debbie (D-MI) – (202) 224-4822

Minnesota
Franken, Al (D-MN) – (202) 224-5641
Klobuchar, Amy (D-MN) – (202) 224-3244

Mississippi
Cochran, Thad (R-MS) – (202) 224-5054
Wicker, Roger F. (R-MS) – (202) 224-6253

Missouri
Blunt, Roy (R-MO) – (202) 224-5721
McCaskill, Claire (D-MO) – (202) 224-6154

Montana
Baucus, Max (D-MT) – (202) 224-2651
Tester, Jon (D-MT) – (202) 224-2644

Nebraska
Fischer, Deb (R-NE) – (202) 224-6551
Johanns, Mike (R-NE) – (202) 224-4224

Nevada
Heller, Dean (R-NV) – (202) 224-6244
Reid, Harry (D-NV) – (202) 224-3542

New Hampshire
Ayotte, Kelly (R-NH) – (202) 224-3324
Shaheen, Jeanne (D-NH) – (202) 224-2841

New Jersey
Lautenberg, Frank R. (D-NJ) – (202) 224-3224
Menendez, Robert (D-NJ) – (202) 224-4744

New Mexico
Heinrich, Martin (D-NM) – (202) 224-5521
Udall, Tom (D-NM) – (202) 224-6621

New York
Gillibrand, Kirsten E. (D-NY) – (202) 224-4451
Schumer, Charles E. (D-NY) – (202) 224-6542

North Carolina
Burr, Richard (R-NC) – (202) 224-3154
Hagan, Kay R. (D-NC) – (202) 224-6342

North Dakota
Heitkamp, Heidi (D-ND) – (202) 224-2043
Hoeven, John (R-ND) – (202) 224-2551

Ohio
Brown, Sherrod (D-OH) – (202) 224-2315
Portman, Rob (R-OH) – (202) 224-3353

Oklahoma
Coburn, Tom (R-OK) – (202) 224-5754
Inhofe, James M. (R-OK) – (202) 224-4721

Oregon
Merkley, Jeff (D-OR) – (202) 224-3753
Wyden, Ron (D-OR) – (202) 224-5244

Pennsylvania
Casey, Robert P., Jr. (D-PA) – (202) 224-6324
Toomey, Patrick J. (R-PA) – (202) 224-4254

Rhode Island
Reed, Jack (D-RI) – (202) 224-4642
Whitehouse, Sheldon (D- RI) – (202) 224-2921

South Carolina
Graham, Lindsey (R-SC) – (202) 224-5972
Scott, Tim (R-SC) – (202) 224-6121

South Dakota
Johnson, Tim (D-SD) – (202) 224-5842
Thune, John (R-SD) – (202) 224-2321

Tennessee
Alexander, Lamar (R-TN) – (202) 224-4944
Corker, Bob (R-TN) – (202) 224-3344

Texas
Cornyn, John (R-TX) – (202) 224-2934
Cruz, Ted (R-TX) – (202) 224-5922

Utah
Hatch, Orrin G. (R-UT) – (202) 224-5251
Lee, Mike (R-UT) – (202) 224-5444

Vermont
Leahy, Patrick J. (D-VT) – (202) 224-4242
Sanders, Bernard (I-VT) – (202) 224-5141

Virginia
Kaine, Tim (D-VA) – (202) 224-4024
Warner, Mark R. (D-VA) – (202) 224-2023

Washington
Cantwell, Maria (D-WA) – (202) 224-3441
Murray, Patty (D-WA) – (202) 224-2621

West Virginia
Manchin, Joe, III (D-WV) – (202) 224-3954
Rockefeller, John D., IV (D-WV) – (202) 224-6472

Wisconsin
Baldwin, Tammy (D-WI) – (202) 224-5653
Johnson, Ron (R-WI) – (202) 224-5323

Wyoming
Barrasso, John (R-WY) – (202) 224-6441
Enzi, Michael B. (R-WY) – (202) 224-3424