the Department of Justice has threatened to cancel flights to and from Texas if the state’s legislators enact a law forbidding security pat-downs that include private parts.
Texas lawmakers don’t seem in any rush to blink: “Someone must make a stand against the atrocities of our government agents,” Simpson said in a statement.
It was a drill, but the trouble was no one had told the cops, who thought it was real.
Republicans in the House of Representatives on Thursday spurned the Obama administration’s request for funds to buy 275 additional airport full-body scanners and to hire personnel to run them.
The bill makes it illegal for a security officer to intentionally touch someone’s private areas — even atop clothing.