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1,500 Firearms Intercepted by TSA at US Airports in 3 Months — With a Shocking 93% of Them Loaded

More than 1,500 guns were confiscated by the Transportation Security Administration across US airports over the past 3 months, with a shocking 93% of them dangerously loaded.

The TSA screened more than 206 million people from Jan. 1 to March 31 with a staggering 1,503 firearms intercepted in security lines across airports at a rate of 16.5 guns per day, according to a statement.

Even more disturbing, 93% of the weapons were loaded, which is equivalent to nearly 1,400 guns, according to TSA.

Read the rest of the story at New York Post, here.

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The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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