TSA agent disarms pistol-packing sock monkey

A potential “tragedy” was averted last week when a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent at St. Louis’ Lambert Airport confiscated a 2-inch toy pistol from the holster of a passenger’s sock monkey as she went through security. Phyllis May of Redmond, Wash. has a craft business with a cowboy-themed creation she calls “Rooster Monkburn,” after John Wayne’s True Grit character.  Read a more detailed account at Personal Liberty Digest and KING5.  Where has common sense gone?