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TSA on track to confiscate record number of firearms

Posted on AllSides July 7th, 2022
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Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers have stopped over 3,000 firearms from passing through security checkpoints within the first six months of 2022. 

On average, agents have stopped 17 firearms at checkpoints each day, according to TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein. At this rate, the number of intercepted firearms for the year could even outpace 2021's record. 

"If that pace continues, firearm catches will eclipse the current full year-record of 5,972 firearms intercepted at the nation’s checkpoints in 2021," the TSA announced Tuesday.  

In fact, the TSA announced that several individuals were...

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