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Week In Review

  • February 23, 2018 | 26 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 81 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation last week. Of the 81 firearms discovered, 70 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil penalties of up to $13,066...
  • February 20, 2018 | 13 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered a record breaking 104 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from February 5th through the 11th. The previous record of 96 firearms was set in July of 2017.  Of the 104 firearms discovered, 87 were loaded and 38 had a round...
  • February 08, 2018 | 48 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 150 firearms over the last two weeks in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 150 firearms discovered, 130 were loaded and 47 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil penalties...
  • January 26, 2018 | 7 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 66 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 56 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • January 19, 2018 | 10 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 77 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 77 firearms discovered, 72 were loaded and 23 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • January 10, 2018 | 31 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 58 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 58 firearms discovered, 52 were loaded and 16 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • January 06, 2018 | 39 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 63 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 63 firearms discovered, 51 were loaded and 18 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • December 27, 2017 | 27 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 73 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 73 firearms discovered, 62 were loaded and 26 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • December 22, 2017 | 18 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 66 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 57 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • December 13, 2017 | 6 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 72 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 72 firearms discovered, 66 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...

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