Both same-sex naked viewing and same-sex private part touching conflict with the justification previously cited by courts for okaying so-called administrative (warrant-less) searches: relatively limited invasion of privacy (sobriety checkpoints as far as it's been stretched). 17 out of 17 TSA employees out of the 20 who answered a query from a travel site survey proclaimed their disgust with being forced to perform overly personal pat-downs (at last count drawing 819 mostly disgruntled comments).He also blogs regularly on the topic of the TSA.
Monday, December 13, 2010
The TSA is already acting illegally
Denis Drew argues that what the TSA is doing can not be reconciled with existing law. An excerpt: