TSA To Allow Small Knives On Planes

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•10 Mar 8, 2013

Partially reversing rules that have been in place since the 9/11 attacks, the Transportation Security Administration announced that it would begin allowing passengers to bring pocketknives with blades shorter than 2.36 inches onto planes beginning on April 25. What do you think?

  • “The catch is you’re still not allowed to stab people with them.”

    Andrew Borrowman –
    Clam Sorter

  • “Finally. It’s so annoying when you’ve brought all these strawberries on a plane and have nothing to finely chop them with.”

    Kurt Montoya –
    Ammonia Still Operator

  • “I think you should be able to carry either a knife or shampoo. Not both.”

    Meagan Lema –
    Roofing Supervisor