By Tom Knighton
Parts of the government are shut down. While there’s much to enjoy about that, there are people who are having to work while not getting paid, which tends to lead to some not wanting to come into work at all. I’ve got a friend in this boat, and her job isn’t something open in the private sector, so she’s stuck.
The Transporation Security Administration (TSA) has a lot of people in that boat, as well. Some aren’t coming in since they’re not getting paid, and I don’t know that I can blame them. I wouldn’t be inclined to go to work either.
On Monday, though, news broke of a man who got a firearm past security during this shutdown, leading to all kinds of questions about airport security.
As concerns about the possible impacts of the government shutdown on airport screening grow, a passenger got a gun through the country’s busiest airport and onto an international flight in his carry-on bag, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
The passenger was traveling through the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport earlier this month and boarded a Delta flight to Japan, which has strict gun control laws.
“TSA has determined standard procedures were not followed …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms