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TSA Wrong to End ‘Nude’ Scanners

Apparently the TSA has been forced by Congress to do away with those scanners that allow a security professional in another room to see us au naturale. As a frequent flyer, I think that was a mistake that will make us less safe when we fly.

I remember flying the first or second day after airports were reopened post-9/11. All of us were terrified but dark humor abounded. People generally agreed that to be safe they would happily fly nude. And they meant it. What short memories we have. 

Wesley J. Smith — Wesley J. Smith is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism.

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