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Published:December 11th, 2013 14:01 EST
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TSA Confiscates 2-Inch Gun From Sock Monkey: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Phyllis May of Redmond said she and her husband were preparing to fly from St. Louis to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport when one of her bags was pulled aside by a TSA agent, KING-TV, Seattle, reported Tuesday.

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May, who has a business selling sock monkey dolls, said the agent took issue with a small replica pistol belonging to `Rooster Monkburn,` a cowboy-themed sock monkey named in tribute to the character from True Grit."

UPI

I can sleep peacefully at night knowing that the TSA goons are diligently working to make sure that the Friendly Skies are free from sword-wielding terrorists and gun-brandishing sock monkeys.

John Wayne wouldn`t put up with this tomfoolery from the TSA; he`d teach those pilgrims a lesson or two about the Constitution and civil liberties.

The TSA released the following statement:

Out of an abundance of caution, realistic replicas of firearms are prohibited in carry-on bags.

The pertinent word is "realistic", just how freaking realistic is a two-inch toy gun held by a sock monkey?

Great going TSA, you dudes really socked it to the sock monkey.



Read more: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2013/12/10/Sock-monkeys-2-inch-gun-confiscated-by-TSA-agent/UPI-44811386712774/#ixzz2nC4LwggC

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