Federal Court Rules Body Scanners Constitutional

Posted on July 15, 2011


Federal Court Rules Body Scanners Constitutional


Does this surprise you in the least? The opinion of the court basically says, without boring the snot out of all of you, is that the TSA gives ample opportunity to use other means of being searched, so there is no unconstitutional search involved. Here is the problem that I have with the ruling: They never touched on if the other means of searching people was constitutional, only the body scanner. So, in theory, touching certain parts of other people’s body may not constitute a reasonable or constitutional search, but because the justices in this federal court looked at a very small window in information, they got their decision wrong.

The justices would have got this right if the other opportunity to be searched was constitutional, but because, in my eyes it is not, they got this whole thing wrong and that is because most of these judges cannot get their heads out of their butts long enough to read the Constitution. We have two choices when choosing to ride on a plane: Be touched by an individual who may or may not be found guilty of a sexual crime, or go through a body scanner where we are “told” all the images are deleted. This does not look like a good set of choices to me, I don’t know about the rest of the people in this nation, however.

There are still those who back up the TSA and what they are doing, especially to children. This is a disgusting display and anywhere else the individual would be taken off to jail. The federal government, by means of the TSA, has made it legal to touch up on anyone walking through an airport. If this makes YOU feel safe, I think you have some kind of mental disorder!


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