It's the government agent were couldn't live without but don't necessarily love to come across at the airport. The TSA. My mother was a TSA agent for a bit and I know from the stories she told me it's not a job for the faint of heart. Each day brings something different, and you never know what you'll come across checking those bags.

A gun was hidden inside of a box of cookies!

I'm slightly scared and hungry. The article goes on to say you definitely can bring a firearm with as you travel just make sure it's in your checked luggage, declared with the airline, and is in a proper locked case. As long as those regulations are checked you should be fine.