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Don’t Touch my Junk and National TSA Opt Out Day

Recently a 31 year old man, John Tyner, chose to opt out of the newly installed TSA full body scanners when he was going through airport security.  Instead of getting an invasive full body scan, the TSA then decided to give him a pat down that included rubbing up and down on his inner thighs.  While the TSA agent was describing the procedure, Tyner told the agent that if he touched his junk then he would have him arrested.  The agent then responded by calling extra security and had him removed from the airport and threatened to have him fined $10,000.  While this all was happening, Tyner was recording everything on the smartphone in his pocket and this video has gone viral online.

More stories have been coming out recently about young children being groped by TSA agents, while adults have equivocated the pat down procedures to being molested.  Also there have been some concerns about the radiation of full body scanners possibly causing skin cancer.  All of these ridiculous new TSA safety procedures have ticked off quite a few people and many have been engaging in civil disobedience while going through airport security.  To focus these efforts, there is now a nationwide Opt Out Day set for November 24th where people are encouraged to opt out of the full body scanners and elect to do the pat down.

As more people do this, the TSA will be taken off guard because they don’t have the resources to handle that many special requests to opt out.  I’d even consider taking this approach one step further and follow John Tyner’s lead by telling them to don’t touch your junk, but you have to be ready to face the consequences of missing your flight.  However, no one is above the law and molestation is molestation no matter who you are.  The government gets no exceptions.

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