TSA targets disabled 7-year-old, causes family to miss flight

The hits just keep on coming. Not content to abuse a few children here and there, the TSA continues its winning streak by singling out a 7-year-old girl in leg braces, a girl who’s developmentally disabled, to boot. And not only do they scream at her family and terrify her at the checkpoint, they confront …

TSA employee fired after missing loaded gun carried by criminal

Just days after demanding that European airports “tighten security” (read: step up the groping of people’s bodies) while screening US-bound passengers — the results of which demands our editor and colleague Lisa Simeone witnessed firsthand, at London’s Heathrow airport — an American-based TSA employee was fired for, among other things, allowing a man with a …

Expanding the scope of Secure Flight: comment now

DHS/TSA is proposing expanding the scope of their “Secure Flight” program to determine the level of scrutiny passengers will get at airport checkpoints. They’re accepting comments until October 10th. If – like me – you oppose this latest assault on our privacy, please follow in the instructions at the end of this post to let …