TSA Confiscates Tiny Sock Monkey’s Teeny Tiny Gun – Really?!

December 10 2013
by GSL Staff
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Screen Shot 2013-12-10 at 9.46.21 AMOK. Airport security has officially gotten ridiculous.

According to King5, St. Louis TSA agents confiscated a tiny toy prop gun that sat in the tiny holster of a tiny sock monkey.

Yeah, a sock monkey. According to the King5 report,

[Phyllis] May said the TSA agent went through the bag, through the sewing supplies and found the two-inch long pistol.

“She said ‘this is a gun,’” said May. “I said no, it’s not a gun it’s a prop for my monkey.”

“She said ‘If I held it up to your neck, you wouldn’t know if it was real or not,’ and I said ‘really?’” said May.

Screen Shot 2013-12-10 at 9.51.27 AMI’m going to go out on a limb here and say that, Yes, if someone held that tiny little toy up to my neck I would know it’s not a real gun. Maybe I have a little more gun knowledge than the average person on the street, but come on.

I’m glad to see we’re using taxpayer money so efficiently here. That monkey does look like he might be up to no good… Photo Credits: Phyllis May

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