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As outrage continues over body imagining scanners used by the TSA, a new legislation would cut off funding of the technology that has raised eyebrows across America since they began being installed throughout US airports in 2010.
Homeland Security Subcommittee Chairman Robert Aderholt's (R-AL) proposed legislation, the Fiscal Year 2012 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill, denies the $76 million that US President Barack Obama requested to be used toward the scanners. As per Obama’s request, the funds would provide for nearly 300 additional body scanners being deployed across US airports,
Originally posted by Shaiker
When screeners with just a high school diploma or ged and 100 hours of on the job training what did you expect. Willing to bet child molesters everywhere are lining up for these jobs.
Originally posted by Bixxi3
Am i the only one that thinks Body scanners are a hell of alot better then pat downs? I would prefer that some guy in a room on the other side of the airport or something see's a werid naked pic of me. Then some TSA agent touching me up or touching up kids. I think its a good compromise and its actually effective(Pats downs dont cover cavities..) Just think we get rid of these scanners then there going to be more invasive searches
Originally posted by beezzer
Did some homework. L-3 Communications (the maker of the body scanners) is a BIG campaign contributor.
Just an FYI
Originally posted by Artanis667
reply to post by dwmjr1985
Honestly, I'd rather be groped. But I'm a pretty tall / bigger male so i'm sure they'd keep it to a minimum
Originally posted by The Sword
reply to post by Shaiker
What makes you think that they'd even get such a job?
Use your head for once. TSA is not going to hire people with felonies. They aren't that stupid.