I’ve travelled on airways numerous instances with my firearm. By that I imply it is in my checked baggage. Easy to do, have it unloaded in a locked case, declare it whenever you verify your baggage, and the TSA agent has to confirm it is unloaded. 

Nicely, by no means considered this method to hold my weapon. 


 

A TSA agent finds a gun wrapped in a bundle inside a uncooked rooster. (Photograph courtesy of the Transportation Safety Administration)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – An individual going via a airport checkpoint obtained caught attempting to smuggle a gun inside a uncooked rooster and was referred to as out by the Transportation Safety Administration on social media.

Photographs shared on the company’s Twitter web page reveals brokers eradicating a gun wrapped in a bag contained in the rooster. “There’s a private fowl right here. Our officers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Worldwide Airport (FLL) @FLLFlyer made this very uncooked discover. We hate to interrupt it to you however stuffing a firearm in your vacation chicken for journey is only a baste of time,” the TSA captioned. 

Air vacationers bringing weapons into Florida airports is turning into an alarming pattern. Thus far this 12 months, the TSA reported that passengers have introduced 700 weapons to checkpoints, together with 120 seized at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Worldwide Airport. The company famous in these incidents that a lot of the weapons confiscated by brokers had been loaded and had ammunition within the chamber.

The TSA shared on its web site that unloaded weapons may be carried in a locked hard-sided container as checked baggage solely. Weapons and ammunition additionally must be declared on the ticket counter. 

A TSA agent finds a gun wrapped in a bundle inside a uncooked rooster. (Photograph courtesy of the Transportation Safety Administration) 

…In keeping with the TSA, passengers that convey an unloaded gun with accessible ammunition to a safety checkpoint face a advantageous or civil penalty. The company can impose civil penalties of as much as $13,910 for every violation.

I believe I want a brand new lock for my case. And no, it will not be from the meat aisle.  





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