A Texas Senate committee has passed a weakened version of a bill criminalizing intrusive security pat-downs at airports, angering many of the people who showed up to support it.
A tea party lawmaker has implored Governor Rick Perry to stand up for legislation banning “intrusive” airport security screenings.
The bombing at the Moscow Airport might have made some North Texans feeling a bit nervous. But Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport officials say security there involves a collective effort.
Furor over airline passenger security checks has grown as more airports have installed scanners that produce digital images of the body’s contours.
Enhanced airport security screening procedures have children either going through the new imaging scans or being subject to an enhanced security pat-down.