Thursday, April 28, 2011

#tcot #parents #travel Former Miss USA left in tears at TSA checkpoint-Grope&Change Continues

As if having your kids groped at the airport by TSA isn't bad enough, even those with celebrity status must succumb to the same humiliation as everyone else. If this is similar to what our children must go through this is a complete violation of our privacy and Fourth Amendment rights. Not to mention sexual assault and molestation authorized by our government under the DHS and the Obama administration.  If you really want change don't vote for this administration again and continue to complain and expose the truth about these unconstitutional violations.

An invasive TSA pat-down at the Dallas airport left former Miss U.S.A Susie Castillo in tears. She said the search left her feeling violated, and she likened it to molestation.
Castillo made an emotional video shortly after the incident on April 21.

“I’m sure this woman was just doing her job. But she…I mean she actually…felt…touched my vagina,” she said. “And so I think that’s why I’m crying; that’s what I’m so emotional, because I’m already so upset that they’re making me go – making me do this. Making me choose to either get molested, because that’s what I feel like and, or, or, go through this machine that’s completely unhealthy and dangerous. I don’t want to go through it, and here I am crying.”
Ironically, a TSA nullification bill was filed in the Texas legislature last month, a bill that would ban the full body scanners and make it a crime to preform invasive searches. The legislation would make it a criminal offense to:
as part of a search performed to grant access to a publicly accessible building or form of transportation, intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly: (A) searches another person without probable cause to believe the person committed an offense; and (B) touches the anus, sexual organ, or breasts of the other person, including touching through clothing, or touches the other person in a manner that would be offensive to a reasonable person.

But Texas legislators seem more interested in playing politics, merely bouncing the proposed law around committee.
It’s time to take action.

The Fourth Amendment says:
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated.
No exceptions. No excuses. No extenuating circumstances.

Let’s call this what it was.
A sexual assault.
The fact that the perpetrator wore a badge and acted at the behest of the federal government does not make it OK. In fact, it makes it that much more egregious.
And the state of Texas stood idly by, playing politics because some legislators didn’t like parliamentary maneuvering by the bill’s author, Rep. David Simpson. So they yanked support – took their ball and went home.
In the meantime, Miss U.S.A. had her vagina touched by a stranger in the Dallas airport.

From Susie's blog:

As a frequent flyer, I knew getting a “pat down” was inevitable, but I never expected it to make me so upset.  When it was over, I grabbed my things, walked over to my husband who was waiting for me, and was completely overcome with emotion.

I have never felt more violated in my life than I did that morning at DFW, and I’ve heard of others feeling the same way after these “pat downs.” Just a couple weeks ago, a video of a six-year-old girl being patted down by TSA made headlines. Talk about unjust and unacceptable. So I decided to speak to a TSA supervisor about how I felt, and make a video about what happened to post on my blog.

Read more:Tenth Amendment Center

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