Enhanced Pat-Downs

Security theater: C’ville native nets airport disorderly charge

Posted by on December 31, 2010 at 9:23 pm

After his arrest, Tobey was released in time to catch his flight. “When I went through security, they just waved me through,”

TSA solution: Name ’em and shame ’em

Posted by on December 31, 2010 at 10:41 am

So far, the revolt against the Transportation and Security Administration has resulted in very little fundamental change, other than exemptions for special interests. By fundamental change, I mean the restoration of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures.”

Stop Granny’s Pat-Down

Posted by on December 29, 2010 at 3:06 pm

We need to scuttle the TSA’s equal-risk policy in favor of one that concentrates on genuine potential risks.

The TSA’s state-mandated molestation

Posted by on December 29, 2010 at 10:55 am

The humiliations of the patdown policy, which Janet Napolitano wants to expand, are an Orwellian assault on American freedom

Napolitano: Pat-downs are here to stay

Posted by on December 26, 2010 at 10:06 am

CNN’s Candy Crowley asked Janet Napolitano if she expected changes to the controversial Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening procedures in the near future. “Not for the foreseeable future,” Napolitano replied.

Santa given security pat-down in Australia

Posted by on December 24, 2010 at 10:53 am

The police searched every bag and passenger getting off the plane, including Santa, to make sure he was not carrying any contraband alcohol under his red suit.

Woman arrested at ABIA after refusing enhanced pat down

Posted by on December 23, 2010 at 10:00 am

“I told them, ‘No, I’m not going to have my breasts felt,’ and she said, ‘Yes, you are,'” said Hirschkind. When Hirschkind refused, she says that “the police actually pushed me to the floor, (and) handcuffed me. I was crying by then. They drug me 25 yards across the floor in front of the whole security.”