Fight for jobs: AFGE against elimination of passenger screening at smaller airportsStaff Writer | August 6, 2018
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is considering a proposal to eliminate passenger security screening at more than 150 small and medium-sized airports across the country, according to reports.
America TSA didn't say where the majority of firearms were confiscated
Last year, TSA officers confiscated a record number of 3,957 firearms at checkpoints nationwide — 84 percent of them loaded but they don't say how many of them were confiscated on smaller airports.
TSA officers screen 2 million passengers, 1.3 million checked items, and 4.9 million carry-on bags every day. ■