According to the TSA, changes to the list of "allowed" items that passengers can carry onto planes will begin April 25, 2012, and will include:
- Small Pocket Knives - small knives with non-locking blades smaller than 2.36 inches and less than 1/2 inch in width
- Small Novelty Bats and Toy Bats
- Ski Poles, Hockey Sticks, Lacrosse Sticks, Billiard Cues
- Golf Clubs (Limit Two)
Groups opposed to the changes includes the Flight Attendants Union Coalition, representing 90,000 flight attendants, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, representing 26,000 members, and the Coalition of Airline Pilot Associations, representing 22,000 pilots.
Poll: Do you agree with the TSA policy change regarding small knives?
TSA Prohibited Items List Changing April 25th
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