Exactly like taking your shoes off in the airport security checkpoints... like anyone can hide enough explosives or weapons there to cause mass casualties! I can imagine they could do a good job at blowing off their foot. What a waste of time!It's called "security theatre." Measures like the above won't do a damned thing to make plans more secure, but it just may make a few people feel more comfortable.
If you want real security measures, do what the Israelis do.
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