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Why the TSA Lawsuit Against Whole Body Imagers Concerns Everyone

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The Rutherford Institute has filed a lawsuit against the TSA over its unregulated use of whole body imagers, which have been likened to virtual strip searches, in the nation’s airports. Security experts have described whole body scanners as the equivalent of "a physically invasive strip-search."

As far back as 2010 The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) said that the program is "unlawful, invasive, and ineffective." and violated our  Fourth Amendment. But our injustice system found in the governments favor. How many lawsuits will it take to force our government to abide by the Constitution?

“We are the unwitting victims of a system so corrupt that those who stand up for the rule of law and aspire to transparency in government are in the minority." said John Whitehead. 

"This corruption is so vast it spans all branches of government, from the power-hungry agencies under the executive branch and the corporate puppets within the legislative branch to a judiciary that is, more often that not, elitist and biased towards government entities and corporations. The whole body imaging scanners are a perfect example of this collusion between corporate lobbyists and government officials,” Whitehead said.

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