No Change in TSA Security Screening

TSAThe head of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), speaking on several Sunday morning TV shows, informed the American people that no change in the TSA’s new search procedures would be forthcoming.The new airport security screening system includes the full-body scanner – which can see through passengers’ clothes – that is now in place in 69 airports nationwide, and the “pat-down” body search which passengers can opt for in place of going through the scanner. Despite a major online backlash against what many people, including politicians, see as an invasion of personal privacy, the TSA has no plans to modify the new policies.Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told Bloomberg TV’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt” that she believes the pat-down method is working. “I think it is objectively better at helping us find the liquids, the powders, the gels that could be smuggled onto a plane and used to explode it,” she said. Remember, the walkthrough metal detector was hugely controversial when it began, and now, of course, we don’t even think about it.”

Janice Marks

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