Record-breaking number of firearms discovered by TSA in 2014

According to the report, 83 percent of guns found were loaded

The Transportation Security Administration found a record number of guns in carry-on bags in 2014.  According to The TSA Blog, agents found over 2,200 guns which approximately 83 percent were loaded.

The top five airports for the gun catches in 2014: 

  1. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW): 120
  2. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL): 109
  3. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX): 78
  4. George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH): 77
  5. Denver International Airport (DEN): 70

In 2013, 1,813 firearms were discovered.  

Read the full report here

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