Because freedom can't protect itself
This Nigerian hid explosives in his underwear. Unless you have a better way to find things hidden in people's underwear in the airports, I'm all for body scanners. The pursuit of freedom and civil liberties starts...
with being alive.
I was wondering if the scanners are a health risk too?
I understand the privacy concerns for body scanners, but are innocent people and children being groped (short of a sexual assault) by aiport screeners any better? I would rather my child not be touched at all.
ACLU once again shows its true colors and they are very yellow. Their pitiful argument against profiling being used in the War Of Islamic Terrorism is typically full of the lies and deceit they are so famous for.This organization is a plague on the American Nation and its leadership should face military justice and be charged as traitors. Just punishment should be a firing squard!! May ACLU Rot in Hell!!!
To add to this article, has anyone looked at the health risks posed by these scanners. Pregnant women and frequent fliers would be at an increased risk.
Are you all crazy...!??! Isn't passenger safety more important? I fly almost every week and would welcome any procedures that make me feel more secure.
Get a LIFE! So you get to your destination a bit slower. At least you get there! You guys are beginning to oppose EVERYTHING and you're losing your integrity by diluting the significance of your challenges for actual issues.
My concern is whether these images are archived and kept by TSA. I can easily predict someone taking these images and either selling them or posting them on the Internet especially if they are of a celebrity. TSA employees are paid low wages and the temptation to sell these images may be too great.
Concern for the erosion of rights grows every day... just take a look at this court ruling making it harder to get freedom of information requests filled http://tinyurl.com/yhrfzk8
I agree completely with the ACLU on this issue. If security is so important to someone that they'll accept strip-searching innocent Americans as part of a screening process that is of questionable benefit, it would be better for that someone to not fly at all.
Comment No. 4 from the self-proclaimed "patriot" is hilarious. Is he/she volunteering to serve on the righteous firing "squard"?
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