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Are the pat-downs in US airports too invasive?

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I don't know.

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Pablo B.
Tuesday December 15, 2015, 11:55 AM

yes. It is a direct rape. humiliation worthy of a dictatorship.

Heidi Aubrey
Monday November 9, 2015, 11:44 PM

It feels that way, but it is a powerful disincentive for terrorists and drug smugglers(anyone watched Locked up Abroad?).

Aaron Bouchard
Monday October 12, 2015, 2:45 PM

I just wish the people patting me down were attractive then I would not feel uncomfortable

Jennifer Manzi
Wednesday September 16, 2015, 8:12 PM

Homeland Security and the Patriot Act need to be done away with, the TSA is a pitiful joke.

Sue H.
Thursday May 28, 2015, 9:53 PM


Darren Woolsey
Tuesday May 26, 2015, 12:03 PM

Terrorists get from country to country SOMEHOW, whether it's been plane, train or automobile, so restricting their access is better than not.

John B.
Wednesday May 13, 2015, 4:40 AM

I think so.

Heidi Aubrey
Thursday April 30, 2015, 7:54 PM

I have never been patted down. Just remove the shoes, and all other belongings go through the x-ray machine. Give yourself an extra hour before your flight(get to the airport early); it takes about that long to get through the line.

Aaron Bouchard
Thursday April 16, 2015, 6:50 PM

I never been in a US airport

Jo S.
Sunday March 22, 2015, 7:15 AM

Yes & not effective at all.

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