“The Body” Sues TSA Over Scans

Via the StribVentura sues over body scans, pat-downs

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura sued the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration on Monday, alleging full-body scans and pat-downs at airport checkpoints violate his right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures.

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  1. Stan25 says:

    This ought to be interesting

  2. tom p says:

    Does that mean I can sue him because I have a right to a Ventura-less flight?

  3. Franklin says:

    Probably not, Tom P. Ya see, unreasonable searches are specifically mentioned in the Constitution.