WASHINGTON – Airport security screeners are reportedly going to let passengers bring sharp objects on board airplanes again. Today’s Washington Post says the Transportation Security Administration plans to announce security changes Friday.
Sources quoted by the paper say the new rules will allow things like scissors in carry-on bags… [clip]… Officials want screeners to focus more on finding things that can explode rather than things that are sharp.
The Post reports the newly relaxed rules would allow scissors under four inches long tools shorter than seven inches.
Source: Yahoo! News
So seriously, can I have my cuticle scissors back now?