Victims’ Stories

Ventura Lawsuit: TSA Pat-Downs Classify as ‘Unlawful Sexual Abuse’

Posted by on January 25, 2011 at 1:19 pm

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura is suing the TSA and Homeland Security for humiliating and ‘offensive’ pat-down procedures he’s been subjected to during airport security checks

Enhanced pat-down was humiliating experience

Posted by on January 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Let me be clear about this procedure: If I had had anything in my underpants, the Transportation Security Administration person would have known it.

Woman, 82, complains over airport patdown

Posted by on January 20, 2011 at 12:44 pm

An 82-year-old Canadian woman has complained she was forced to show airport security staff her breast prosthesis in Calgary, Alberta.

82-yr-old cancer survivor forced to reveal prosthesis at airport

Posted by on January 18, 2011 at 8:25 am

An 82-year-old lady was returning home to British Columbia after a visit with her family. At Calgary International Airport she said she was humiliated and embarrassed by airport security.

TSA makes ‘nominal’ payment to settle suit over exposing 24-year-old’s breasts

Posted by on January 13, 2011 at 12:56 pm

A woman who had her breasts exposed during an airport search by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was to receive a “nominal” payment as a part of the settlement.

Heart patient demands apology from TSA

Posted by on January 7, 2011 at 12:50 pm

Blake says she believes the scanner she was directed to walk through caused her pacemaker to act-up.

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.”