Gun Violence Prevention and Transportation Security

Attorney General Eric Holder, Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole, and Mayor Mike McGinn addressed the U.S. Conference of… read more

Attorney General Eric Holder, Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole, and Mayor Mike McGinn addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting. 

John Pistole talked about balancing access and security in airports. He noted overly stringent security could work against the goals of business and tourism. 

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn gave an update on domestic human trafficking.

Mr. Holder talked about President Obama’s gun control proposals to curb gun violence in reaction to the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Connecticut. He emphasized the need for a balance between protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners and giving the Justice Department and police departments around the country the tools to prevent criminals and the mentally ill from acquiring weapons. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
310474-1
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 18, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 23, 2013

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  • Jan 18, 2013 | 11:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 18, 2013 | 11:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Jan 23, 2013 | 7:42pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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