Los Angeles Times
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Since the Transportation Security Administration enhanced its pat-down search technique and increased the use of full-body scanners at airport security checkpoints, the loudest critics have been civil-rights activists such as the ACLU.
Now Hollywood has joined the chorus of protests.
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Comedian Rob Schneider complained on a podcast recently about the screening he underwent at Boston’s Logan International Airport. He said he refused to go through the full-body scanners because he fears the radiation used by the machines to look through a passenger’s clothes can be harmful.
“I can’t believe more people are not opting out,” he said.
This article was posted: Sunday, December 26, 2010 at 4:07 am