Gary Stoller reports:
The government’s aggressive new pat-down searches at airports are raising privacy concerns and dividing frequent fliers.
The new searches are done with screeners’ hands sliding over a passenger’s body. However, the searches require screeners to touch passengers’ breasts and genitals. And that’s prompting some fliers and the American Civil Liberties Union to question the policy’s intrusiveness and effectiveness.
Chris Calabrese, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union, says the more aggressive pat downs should be stopped until a thorough analysis of the policy is done.
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