Secure Your Checked Bags – Fly With a Gun

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If you want
to keep your checked valuables from being stolen while you fly,
just keep a gun in your suitcase.

Many airports
won’t let you effectively lock your suitcases when you fly, and
the new limits on carry-on luggage thanks to moisture-terror-hysteria
mean it’s open season for unscrupulous TSA employees and baggage
handlers who want to help themselves to expensive cameras and other
valuable in checked bags.

But once you
add a gun – even a starter pistol – to your luggage, it
gets extra-locked, gains new tracking privileges, and is subject
to heightened scrutiny all the way to your destination.

A "weapons"
is defined as a rifle, shotgun, pistol, airgun, and STARTER PISTOL.
Yes, starter pistols – those little guns that fire blanks
at track and swim meets – are considered weapons…and do
NOT have to be registered in any state in the United States.

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15, 2010

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