Archive for December 23rd, 2010

Woman arrested at ABIA after refusing enhanced pat down

December 23, 2010

“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.”

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SFO pilot exposes airport security flaws

December 23, 2010

While tens of thousands of people go through security check points everyday at SFO, thousands of airport employees are allowed to skip it. It’s an issue that bothers an airline pilot so much, he took his cell phone camera and videoed an airport worker.

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Security Protest Planned At OIA

December 23, 2010

The protest is expected to begin at about 4 p.m. at OIA’s ticketing area. Organizers of the protest said they’re also against the use of new pat-down techniques that they believe invade the privacy of passengers. Those against the scanners call them an electronic strip search.

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