Talk of the Nation, July 30, 2007 · Last year, six Islamic leaders were removed from a U.S. Airways flight after fellow passengers reported them for suspicious behavior. The men have now sued the passengers who reported them. A new amendment to a homeland security bill promises to protect terrorism tipsters. Is the amendment common sense, or does it encourage racial profiling?

* Patrick Yoest, homeland security reporter for the Congressional Quarterly
* Rep. Steve Pearce, Congressman for New Mexico’s 2nd District
* Hussein Ibish, executive director of the Foundation for Arab-American Leadership


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