TSA Puts Foot In Mouth When They Stop Woman Wearing “Gun Barrel” Heels

Written by Outdoor Beasts Staff on March 7, 2016


The TSA is no slave to fashion…

Or aware of trends in women’s heels.

At the airport, safety is more important than sexy.

That’s what a woman found out this weekend at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Officials say she was stopped at a security checkpoint Sunday because she was carrying a pair of stilettos with gun-shaped high heels.

Outdoor Beasts TSA Puts Foot In Mouth When They Stop Woman Wearing "Gun Barrel" Heels

The silver stilettos shown in a photo provided by the Transportation Security Administration have heels in the shape of guns, with mock bullets around the sides of the high platform soles.

The woman was carrying the shoes in her carry-on luggage, along with matching bracelets lined in faux bullets, TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein told the Associated Press.

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