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TSA confiscated 53 guns at MSP Airport in 2023, rate below national average

Posted on AllSides January 11th, 2024
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MINNEAPOLIS — Officers at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints confiscated 53 guns at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in 2023. It's a decrease from the 58 guns that were detected in 2022. Post-2020, TSA has confiscated at least 50 guns a year at MSP. Nationwide, TSA stopped 6,737 guns at airports, of which 93% were loaded. TSA Administrator David Pekoske said is was a "concerning" figure, considering that the number surpassed the previous year's record of 6,542 guns. "Responsible gun owners know where their guns are and they know not to...

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