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Blog Posts for December 2018

  • December 21, 2018
    TSA screened 14.6 million passengers and discovered 78 firearms in carry-on bags at airports from Dec. 10 through 16. Of the 78 firearms discovered, 63 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may...
  • December 18, 2018
    Stepping onto the plane, you’re greeted by smiling flight attendants wearing Santa hats. You slide into your seat, excitedly snap your seatbelt and exhale deeply, thankful that you made it through the security checkpoint with ease. It’s a Christmas...
  • December 12, 2018
    TSA screened 17.7 million passengers and discovered 93 firearms in carry-on bags at 65 airports from Dec. 1 through 9. Of the 93 firearms discovered, 76 were loaded and 29 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may...
  • December 04, 2018
    TSA screened 26.8 million passengers and discovered 122 firearms in carry-on bags at 68 airports from Nov. 19 through 30. Of the 122 firearms discovered, 110 were loaded and 47 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security...
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