Somehow, patting down disabled, elderly improves security

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Author(s) John L. Smith
Source Las Vegas Review-Journal
Date November 21, 2010
Quotes-start.png "I suppose you can't be too careful with all the disabled freshman high school girl terrorist suspects wheeling around these days. Yeah, sure. Fact is, I'm all for airport security. Most TSA personnel we've encountered have been as sensitive as their jobs allow. We generally endure the security pat-downs that accompany her wheelchair use without much complaint. But at what point do the so-called experts stop harassing the disabled and elderly and start using good judgment when it comes to choosing whom to search?" Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position New procedures are justified on the topic TSA airport screening procedures controversy.

This item argues for the position Profiling should be used instead on the topic TSA airport screening procedures controversy.