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Women passengers complain that TSA agents are targeting them for extra screening.
“I feel like I was totally exposed,” said Ellen Terrell, who is a wife and mother. “They wanted a nice good look.”
“I think it’s sexual harassment if you’re run through there a third or fourth time,“ responded Texas State Representative Lon Burnam of Fort Worth. “And this is not the first time I have heard about it,” said Burnam, who adds that a number of his constituents have voiced concerns about privacy.
CBS 11 News dug through more than 500 records of TSA complaints and found a pattern of women who believe that there was nothing random about the way they were selected for extra screening.
“After that, I saw him going to the private room where x-rays are, to speak to the guy on that room.”
“I know he went to that room to see my naked body through the machine with the other guy.”
“When I looked around, I saw that there were only women that were “told” to go through this machine. There were no men.”