The Truth About Backscatter X-Rays And Airport Security

Nearly a year ago I wrote an article about the dangerous and invasive TSA backscatter x-ray machines being used at a few major airports.  I warned of the risks these machines pose to both our health and our dignity.  The issue has obviously escalated.  There are now 350 full-body, backscatter x-ray scanners being utilized in 70 American airports, with an expected 650 more projected to be in operation by the end of 2011.  I encouraged people to opt out of the machine line and undergo a physical pat-down, but it would appear that TSA’s disregard for human sovereignty extends into […]

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