Is there hope to stop the TSA grope?: A bill in Texas. Happenings in 8 other states.

Below are clips from various articles about a bill in Texas that would fine TSA workers who touched the private parts of passengers without having probable cause. What happened: The bill was proposed, and won in the Texas House. The bill was withdrawn, because the federal government said that if it passed, they would shut […]

Airport security outrage: Former Miss USA Says TSA Agent ‘Touched My Vagina’

Susie Castillo’s website is: here. (excerpt from) Chicago Tribune Former Miss USA Says TSA Agent ‘Touched My Vagina’

National Opt-Out Day/Protest the TSA update

Check out the latest updates at wewontfly.com. The news media says that the TSA protests did not work, because airport lines are quiet. Well, part of the message from several of the boycott groups was “don’t fly”. So, the quietness may mean something, too. And, it will be interesting to see more stats about the […]

San Francisco Airport (and more): National Opt-Out Day Activities…help demonstrate against naked scanners, etc.

[Editor’s Note: A Detroit demo at bottom. For an interactive map with a state-by-state list of demos, go to wewontfly.com] National Opt-Out Day activities at San Francisco International Airport A Media Advisory [and call to action] Release Date: Nov. 23, 2010 Re: Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 WHO: Those opposed to invasive TSA screening practices that […]

Will new, oppressive, airport security measures keep us safer?

The Wall Street Journal has an excellent article on new TSA measures such as full body scanners (naked scanners) and aggressive pat-downs. The full article is: here. And, below is their excellent explanation of the foolishness of these new measures as a security strategy: It’s the same kind of trade-off TSA implicitly provided when it […]

How do full body scanners make women feel?

Kimberly writes: Below is an excellent video to express how women feel when faced with the choice of full body scanners or having to have an aggressive pat down by TSA personnel at airports. I will not fly due to this horrible violation of human rights. Though, I know that my decision lets the human […]

We need a passenger/tourist revolt against full body scanners

Update: Several groups are calling for an Opt-Out day on the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 24, 2010. More information is at wewontfly.com ____________________ Kimberly writes: I am serious. I would never, ever expose myself to radiation in order to go on some vacation, or even a trip to see a relative. And, as a […]

Time to make big changes with air travel

It is amazing, the narrow box which elected officials, security officials, and the media use to evaluate what should be the response to a terrorist nearly blowing up another airplane. It is mystifying that when such a big, dangerous, longstanding problem exists, they all still return to the most simple problem solving model: “There are […]

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