Guns Carry-on Bags

TSA Finding More Loaded Guns at U.S. Airports

Air travel is down sharply during the pandemic, but airport screeners are finding guns at a much higher rate. And about 80% of those guns are loaded. The Transportation Security Administration appealed Monday for travelers to pay attention to the restrictions on traveling with guns. They are allowed in checked bags if unloaded and in a locked case, but they’re…

TSA Finds 4 Loaded Guns in Bags at Birmingham Airport

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Federal officials say four loaded firearms were found at security checkpoints in Birmingham’s airport within three days. Transportation Security Administration spokesman Mark Howell said in a statement that two loaded handguns were found in passengers’ carry-on bags Monday morning at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. Howell says and two loaded firearms were also found in passengers’ carry-on…