Fighting TSA harassment of disabled travelers

Discussion in 'Travel Security' started by Valentine, Mar 31, 2013.  |  Print Topic

  1. Valentine

    Valentine Silver Member

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    (copy-paste from the Slashdot post)
    "A man with a neurological disorder is currently pushing the TSA to release a full list of its policies and procedures after a series of incidents in which he was harassed while trying to fly. His condition requires medical liquids and causes episodic muteness, and the TSA makes his encounters very difficult.

    From January: 'Boston Logan TSA conducted an illegal search of my xray-cleared documents (probably motivated either by my opting out or by my use of sign language to communicate). They refused to give me access to the pen and paper that I needed to communicate. Eventually they gave it to me, but then they took it away in direct retaliation for my using it to quote US v Davis and protest their illegal search (thereby literally depriving me of speech). They illegally detained me for about an hour on spurious, law enforcement motivated grounds (illegal under Davis, Aukai, Fofana, Bierfeldt, etc). ... TSA has refused to comply with the ADA grievance process; they are over a month beyond the statutory mandate for issuing a written determination.'"
  2. Captain Oveur
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    Captain Oveur Gold Member

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    I'm all for anything that makes the TSA look stupid.

    That said, they do that job by themselves just fine. This guy sounds like he's happy being unhappy.
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