Guns on Amtrak Trains - ABC News
Having just taken quite a few trains I didn't see any screening or how it would have been possible to limit firearms, even obvious ones. Folks on one of my trains clearly brought their crack pipes with them. I could have easily carried a few obvious corpses in...
Mayor Bloomberg opposes checked guns on Amtrak
Showing that he not only opposes "illegal guns", Mayor Bloomberg attacked plans by congress to change Amtrak's rules to allow for guns in checked baggage.
Senate votes to O.K. checked guns on Amtrak
The Senate voted on Wednesday to allow Amtrak passengers to carry unloaded and locked handguns in checked baggage.
This finally passed the senate. It requires amtrak to allow firearms in checked baggage or lose federal money. It still needs to be reconciled with the house version of the bill before it goes to Obama.
The senate passed the Wicker Amendment to the federal budget which ensures that law abiding Amtrak passengers are allowed to securely transport firearms in their checked baggage. The way the amendment works is by forcing Amtrak to allow firearms in checked bagage if they use federal funding...