Perhaps this new proposed law does make sense? Could Mayor Bloomberg possibly be right for once? Or could a law like this be abused by the Government?
Hello? He wasn't on the no-fly list until a few hours before he got on the plane. He bought the gun months ago. The no-fly list didn't even prevent him from buying a ticket - with cash, for a one way ticket to the middle east. The no-fly list didn't prevent him from waltzing through TSA.
The only thing that stopped him was that the authorities actually followed him to the airport, then went in and pulled him off the plane.
If somebody is on the no-fly list they ought to be in custody, not another entry in a data bank that's already ignored by everyone concerned.