Record Number Of Firearms Found At TSA Security Checkpoints

The air travel safety system in the United States is about to set a dubious record, for the number of firearms discovered in carry-on baggage at airport security checkpoints.

The Transportation Security Administration reports that the previous record for violations was 2,212 for all of 2014. As of August of this year, officers had found 1,898 firearms in 2015 alone. TSA is still collecting data from September, but I counted 207 firearms reported so far on the TSA Blog, bringing the annual total to over 2,100. And we’ve still got another quarter of the year to go.

Read the rest of the story on my Forbes Seat 1A site.