"We spend my child's whole life telling him that only mom, dad and a doctor can touch you in your private area, and now we have to add TSA agent and that's just wrong," he told Reuters. "At some point the terrorists have won."
More from Reuters. With the Thanksgiving travel season coming up, do you really want to put up with this?! If not, contact your elected representatives, the airlines, and your local police chief (the state laws against sexual assault are still on the books, why aren't they enforcing them?).
If you would like a sample letter, click here.
The story says Congress is going to hold hearings next week. The sooner you contact them, the more likely they are to put a stop to this.
The reason I have spent so much time on this topic is that the new procedures just went into effect (November 1) and the Thanksgiving travel period is imminent. According to published reports, Thanksgiving is the busiest air travel period. I don't want our readers stumbling into this unknowingly. Better still, lets hope Congress is successful next week and it is a non-issue by then.