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// by Kylie Bielby

Weekly Update: TSA Firearm Detections

The Transportation Security Administration says passengers are bringing firearms to some airport checkpoints at a disproportionally higher rate than last year when there were far more passengers traveling.  Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

Weekly Update: TSA Firearm Detections

Officers continue to detect firearms at the checkpoint as TSA reports that passenger volumes have ranged between 60-90 percent lower in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

Weekly Update: TSA Firearm Detections

Over the past several weeks, TSA has experienced a steady growth of travelers coming to airport checkpoints and an escalating number of passengers forgetting to leave their guns and other prohibited items at home. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

Weekly Update: TSA Firearm Detections

Transportation Security Administration officers stopped three individuals from each bringing a handgun onto an airplane in a four-day span at Philadelphia International Airport. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

Weekly Update: TSA Firearm Detections

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport detected two loaded firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage in one day. Keep Reading

// by Kylie Bielby

Weekly Update: TSA Firearm Detections

TSA detected its 46th firearm of 2020 at Nashville International Airport on July 31. A total of 97 were detected at the airport in the whole of 2019, illustrating that while passenger numbers may have fallen, those who do travel are not getting the message about traveling with firearms. Keep Reading

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