More than 1,000 firearms detected, confiscated by TSA this year

11/11/2011 | ABC News

Transportation Security Administration agents have detected and confiscated more than 1,000 firearms at airport security checkpoints so far this year. "More than 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks, people are still trying to bring deadly weapons into the cabin of an airplane," TSA Administrator John Pistole said. "On Tuesday, just two days ago, we detected nine guns passengers had in their carry-on bags at various checkpoints around the country."

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