Transportation Security Administration officers at McCarran International Airport haven’t forgotten the lengthy security check delays that occurred in 2012 when an exhibitor at the annual SHOT Show innocently handed out hundreds of keychain souvenirs that weren’t allowed to fly.
“Unfortunately, some giveaways aren’t always checkpoint friendly,” said Lorie Dankers, a spokeswoman for the TSA.
Dankers was referring to a keychain attached to a bullet encased in acrylic. The keychain was fine. The acrylic was fine. The bullet wasn’t.
Hundreds of keychains had to be surrendered before passengers who had them could be cleared to fly. And McCarran officials said it wasn’t the first time a trinket handed out at the Shooting, Hunting,
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