After an “anomaly” turned up in his body scan as he was trying to board a flight in Nashville, Rand showed that he was clearly no threat and asked to go through the scanner a second time.Ron Paul promises to end the TSA as President. Note that he always gets the pat-down due to a medical issue that triggers it.
Instead of tolerating this common-sense idea, TSA officials demanded he undergo a full body pat-down.
Rand stood up for his rights and refused – and was then detained by the TSA and prevented from getting on his flight.
Though the TSA finally caved after Rand didn't back down for two hours - and allowed him to go through the scanner again - Rand caught a later flight but missed his commitment to speak at the March for Life in Washington, D.C.
UPDATE: Here's Rand Paul explaining his confrontation to CNN...