The Transportation Security Administration announced Friday that it would retest every full-body X-ray scanner that emits ionizing radiation — 247 machines at 38 airports — after maintenance records on some of the devices showed radiation levels 10 times higher than expected.Read more »
Inspired by Michele's experience with the TSA, Boing-Boing was kind to give everyone a TSA cheat sheet. Before you board your next commercial airline vessel know exactly what your rights are by studying this nicely constructed and handy tool.Read more »
In late February, the Transportation Security Administration took over the Amtrak station in Savannah, Ga., and thoroughly searched every person who entered. None of the passengers got into trouble, but the TSA certainly did — big time.Read more »
Rep George Lambert of New Hampshire. Gary is the co sponsor of a bill in NH that would make most TSA pat downs a sexual offense.
This is a wonderful bill that if passed could be a blueprint for other states to ban these invasive procedures.
Rep. Lambert also spoke about the Free State Project.Read more »
Apparently, the TSA is planning to scan you beyond the airports...they're going to do it at "large events", train stations, and even pedestrians and people walking in their cars. They're going to set up "mobile scanning units".
Talk about your "Big Brother is always watching!"
- Phil in VirginiaRead more »
A Florida firefighter says he couldn't believe it when Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents gave "intrusive" pat-downs to passengers including kids getting off an Amtrak train in Savannah, Georgia earlier this month.Read more »
TSA Harasses 9-yo Boy and Other Train Passengers After Their TripRead more »
This search happened AFTER a train ride. Are American citizens now being searched before they can leave train stations?Read more »
Fed up with what he views as crappy treatment from the TSA, the owner of a restaurant near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has decided to put all TSA agents on his No-Eat List.Read more »
A Cafe near Sea-Tac (Seattle-Tacoma International Airport) has banned TSA Agents from entering. On occasion they have even called the police to have agents removed. According to the Cafe about 90% of customers, and even the police, believe that they are doing the right thing.Read more »
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