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"Enhanced Patdown" of Air Travelers Questioned

ACLU questions propriety of 'enhanced patdown' of passengers at Boston, Las Vegas airports

http://www.latimes.com/sns-ap-us-airport-security,0,4202487.story

BOSTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is questioning the propriety of stepped-up security checkpoint procedures at airports in Boston and Las Vegas.

The Boston Herald reports that Transportation Security Administration screeners at Logan International Airport are testing what one official called an "enhanced patdown." It lets screeners use a palms-forward, slide-down search procedure on passengers' bodies.

It replaces the old back-of-the-hand patdown for passengers who don't want to go through full-body scanning machines.

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/08/22/national/main6794734.shtm...

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