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TSA Finds Record Number Of Guns In US Airplane Carry On Luggage

Posted by jhingarat21 on 12th Oct 2015

US airport security agents discovered a record 67 firearms in luggage passengers intended to carry on to airplanes during one week in September, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).Of the 67 firearms found, 56 were loaded and 26 had a round in the chamber, the TSA reported. The tally set a new weekly record. The prior record was 65 firearms found during a week in May 2013, the TSA said.For the most recent week, the TSA said it found 64 firearms in carry on bags at airpo
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Guns, Grenade Found at Atlanta Airport During Holiday Weekend

Posted by jhingarat21 on 12th Sep 2015

ATLANTA — The Transportation Security Administration says several firearms and a grenade were found at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport during the Labor Day weekend. At 10:15 a.m. Friday, a loaded Smith & Wesson 9mm was discovered in a passenger’s carry-on bag at the main checkpoint.At 11:15 a.m. Friday, a loaded Titan .25 caliber was discovered at the north checkpoint.At 7:40 p.m. Friday, a Luger 9mm was discovered at the main checkpoint.At 9:30 a.m. Monday, TSA officers wo
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TSA Covers Do’s and Don’ts of Traveling with a Firearm

Posted by jhingarat21 on 4th Sep 2015

Mark Howell with the Transportation Security Administration demonstrates the correct way for airline passengers to travel safely with their gun. Last year Memphis International had 23 incidents involving passengers with guns, the number this year is 18 through July. TSA hopes to educate travelers in a move to head off people showing up at a security checkpoint packing a pistol.Have gun, will travel.The Transportation Security Administration wants gun owners to know there’s a right way and more t
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Loaded Handgun Found in Passenger’s Carry-on Bag at Birmingham Airport

Posted by jhingarat21 on 19th Aug 2015

TSA found this loaded Beretta in a passenger’s carry-on bag.Authorities discovered a loaded handgun at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport checkpoint this afternoon and escorted the would-be passenger away from the area.The Transportation Security Administration found the Beretta .25 caliber handgun in a passenger’s carry-on bag about 2 p.m., according to a TSA press release. TSA called airport police who took possession of the bag and escorted the passenger out of the checkpoint area
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Packing Heat: What You Should Know Before Overseas Travel With Firearms

Posted by jhingarat21 on 10th Aug 2015

There are many rules governing overseas travel with firearms. Those who wish to bring weapons while traveling should do research ahead of time and read the applicable rules from the nations they intend to visit.A first step is to fill out Form 4457 from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, according to Mike Piccioni, The Daily Caller Guns & Gear Editor. This form, which is on the agency’s website, lets the government know what personal items the traveler will take along and bring home.The
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