- January 22, 2016

Texans, It Seems, Really Like Bringing Guns Into Airports


The Transportation Security Administration released statistics on the number of firearms seized at airports in 2015 today and half of the top 10 airports for weapon seizures were in Texas.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport led the Texan pack with 153 seizures last year, followed by 100 weapon seizuresĀ at George Bush Intercontinental in Houston; 57 at Dallas Love Field; 54 at Austin-Bergstrom International and 52 at William P. Hobby in Houston. In total, TSA confiscated 416 of the 2,652 guns in Texas airports last year, 15 percent of…

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