Are Strip Searches and TSA Pat-Downs Sexual Abuse?

This week, the Supreme Court ruled that it was perfectly within the rights of police officers to strip search every person arrested for every offense, even if they had no reason to believe the arrested person was carrying any contraban. The majority opinion reasoned that strip searching was necessary to protect the… » 4/06/12 4:30pm 4/06/12 4:30pm

Another Natural-Haired Woman Gets The TSA Special

"My hair is called an Afro," says Isis Brantley in the video above. The Dallas hairdresser hasn't cut her hair since she was 12 years old. She says it was that hair that led her to be chased down by a TSA guard and subjected to an extra patdown. The TSA claims she left before the full inspection was completed. » 9/22/11 10:30am 9/22/11 10:30am

The Worst TSA Debacles of the Year (So Far)

The Transportation Security Administration has written itself quite the storied history, especially after they took up more "aggressive" pat-down techniques and full-body scans last fall. Hundred of disturbed flyers later and we're all still annoyed and perhaps even slightly irradiated. » 7/14/11 1:48pm 7/14/11 1:48pm