TSA Report on Guns in Airports


The latest report shows that T-S-A officers discovered more than 2,000 weapons during safety screenings last year. That is 22-percent more than 2013. T-S-A spokesman Mark Howell calls the increase startling. Firearms were found at a total of 224 U.S. airports, which is 19 more than the year before. Howell says more people seem to be bringing weapons into airports in carry-on bags, most often by accident. He says the increase could be linked to more people with weapons permits and varying state laws on firearms. Firearms can be sent through security in checked bags if they're unloaded and stored properly. About 2 million people go through

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