5 Reasons I’m Opting Out Of The TSA’s Scanners (And You Should Too)


Christopher Elliott
Huffington Post
November 17, 2012

Next week is one of the busiest of the year for air travel. And the last thing you probably want to see at the airport when you fly home for Thanksgiving is a long line — especially one that’s preventable.

But this year is different.

This Thanksgiving, I’m telling the TSA agents who screen me that I won’t walk through their full-body scanners.

And I’m not alone. A group of activists who are concerned about the so-called “advanced” imaging technology are also urging air travelers to just say “no” next week.


Click here to download – print and hand out this flyer!

[...] 1. They’re not adequately tested and could be dangerous. Unfortunately, the scanners you’ll be asked to walk through haven’t been properly tested. The latest independent evaluations are actually based on data provided by the TSA. The government wants us to trust it, but it won’t give us a reason. That’s unacceptable.

2. They’re easily foiled. It’s not difficult to sneak a weapon through a full-body scanner, according to several reports. The career criminals who might want to do us harm have figured out how to get around the scanners already.

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Last week, a new survey commissioned by Infowars and conducted by Harris Interactive found that almost one third of American adults would accept a “TSA body cavity search” in order to fly. Read the other shocking results of that survey here.

This Thanksgiving, Infowars.com is giving thanks for the First Amendment, by getting back in the faces of those who are attempting to abuse their authority to silence free speech and in turn conceal flagrant abuses of our rights and our basic dignity – with the launch of the national Opt Out and Film campaign, November 19-26. Click here for more details or click here for the campaign’s Facebook page.


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