Cooley said he was harassed for exercising his Second Amendment rights, as numerous Atlanta police officers inquired about his firearm in the airport, WXIA repots. When Cooley left the terminal and made his way into the parking lot, he says three officers followed him, and that they would not answer him when he asked why he was being followed, and then proceeded to take pictures of him and his car while he was driving away.
Wild idea, but maybe just leave your semi-automatic at home the next time you're dropping someone off at the airport. Unless you just really need to be prepared for the zombie Cinnabon apocalypse.
Lucy Meilus is a staff writer for Thrillist and is often yelled at for holding water bottles in line for airport security, which is basically just like this. Follow her on Twitter at @Lucymeilus and send news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.