What You Can't Bring Into the White House

Stun guns, puppies, chewing gum? Leave 'em at home.

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Hundreds of thousands of people visit the White House each year. You can find out if anyone you know has visited by checking U.S. News's White House Visitors Log page, which has names, dates, and times of visits. But if you drop by 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., whether for a tour or a meeting with the big fella himself, you should know that there are certain things you can't bring in with you. Click here for a list of verboten items, from stun guns to balloons.

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