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TSA Pats Down Breast Cancer Survivor Even After Getting Scanned
Posted By admin On October 3, 2011 @ 3:29 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled
Oct 3, 2011
Lori Dorn, the wife of Laughing Squid’s Scott Beale, recently submitted to a backscatter scan at JFK airport. The TSA pulled her aside for a breast patdown, even though she stated she had breast implants in place after her bilateral mastectomy. Of course, that didn’t stop them.
They didn’t even let her take out the Device Identification Card that would could have explained where the implants came from and their medical purpose. No. Instead they humiliated her in public:
Instead, she called over a female supervisor who told me the exam had to take place. I was again told that I could not retrieve the card and needed to submit to a physical exam in order to be cleared. She then said, “And if we don’t clear you, you don’t fly” loud enough for other passengers to hear. And they did. And they stared at the bald woman being yelled at by a TSA Supervisor.
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URLs in this post:
 Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/5845772/tsa-pats-down-breast-cancer-survivor-even-after-getting-scanned
 Lori Dorn: http://loridorn.me/post/10866768010/at-what-point-does-the-need-for-security-eclipse
 Boing Boing: http://boingboing.net/2011/10/01/breast-cancer-survivor-forced-into-invasive-patdown-by-tsa-even-after-submitting-to-backscatter-imaging.html
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