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Airport Body Scanners

How to Breeze Through Airport Security

Laura Lippstone | Posted 04.26.2014 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

Just when I thought I sort of understood the process, I was at the airport yesterday. "TSA PreCheck" showed up on my boarding pass again. Goodie. But I still had to take my laptop out of its case. Go figure.

Why I Hate The TSA

Tristan Higgins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tristan Higgins

I am filing a complaint with the TSA. They need to know what this feels like. They need to make some changes. There should be another way to do this, another way to handle those of us who don't conform to gender stereotypes, so that we don't feel less than human.

The Future Of Airport Travel

| Posted 09.25.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By G.W. Schulz Airports in California could soon see the second generation of full-body sc...

Body Scanners Sensitive To Sweaty Armpits?

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.02.2011 | Travel

There's been quite the controversy over full-body scanners at American airports, and now Australians are getting a taste of the drama. At Sydney Airpo...

TSA Will Publish Radiation Test Results To Gauge Health Risks Of Airport Scanners

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Transportation Security Administration said on Friday it will start publishing radiation test results from airport passenger and luggage screening...

Airport Body Scanners: More Radiation Than You Think?

Gayle Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gayle Greene

Media discussions of airport scanners have focused on privacy issues, but these pale beside the danger of increased radiation exposure.

We Need to Talk About Body Scans, Not Scream About Them

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Byron Williams

The implied constitutional right to privacy in relation to body scans has not been balanced against another implied right that most Americans also hold dear: the right to feel reasonably safe when boarding an airplane.

Scientists Challenge Airport Body Scanners

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jayne Lyn Stahl

While some doctors have said that the danger from radiation exposure from a full body scan is less than that of a chest X-ray, or a mammogram, the doctors from UCSF disagree.

Airline Pilots OPPOSE Full Body Scans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As the White House continues a long-term plan to double the number of full-body scanners in airports by 2014, an American Airlines captain has urged f...

Midway Airport To Receive The Next Wave Of Body Scanners

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After causing quite a stir at their first introduction, full-body scanners are expanding to airports across the country with little fanfare. Chicago'...

Jews, Muslims Worry Body Scanners Violate Religious Laws | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Full-body scanners are the latest clash between religious sensitivity and national security. Some religious groups say the scanners are forcing an unc...

Airport Body Scanner Fatwa: TSA Scans Violate Modesty, Muslim Groups Say

Detroit Free Press | By Niraj Warikoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Saying that body scanners violate Islamic law, Muslim-American groups are supporting a "fatwa" -- a religious ruling -- that forbids Muslims from goin...