Some 9/11 Families Angry Over Loosened TSA Rules On Knives

Source: CBS News

NEW YORK – Some family members of Sept. 11 attack victims are speaking out against new airport security rules that permit small knives on planes.

The Transportation Security Administration announced Tuesday that people will be allowed to carry folding knives with blades 2.36 inches or less onto planes.

The new rules, to go into effect next month, also permit souvenir baseball hats, golf clubs and other previously banned sports equipment.

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  • NeoKong

    I don’t think anyone will be successful as a threat with such a puny weapon anymore. From what I have seen since 9-11 is that any potential threat now has to deal with passengers who will beat them to death with their tray stand.
    A little knife just won’t cut it.