Log In Sign Up

The new TSA scanners/pat down procedures


Forum: Traveling Mommies

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Traveling Mommies LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
November 29th, 2010, 11:39 AM
Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Gulf Coast
Posts: 11,402
I thought I'd bring this up here since it's the travel forum. As we all love to travel, I'm sure you already know what I'm talking about.

I recently saw a video of a 3-year-old girl getting pulled aside for a pat down and she was screaming "DON'T TOUCH ME! GET AWAY!" It was so heartbreaking to watch. I don't know if I could let them do that to Maddie without either bawling or being taken away in handcuffs.

There was also a woman who was pulled aside for wearing a cloth pad through the scanner machine. They flagged her because she had excessive clothing around her groin area and was subjected to a more invasive than usual groin patdown.

So, what are your thoughts on the new procedures? Does it make you more weary of booking travel where you will have to fly? My neighbor is strongly considering driving from Biloxi to the northern tip of MN instead of flying because she's worried about radiation and pat-downs. That's a long time to spend in the car with a 13 month old, but I do think they're asking us to put up with a lot at the airport. I just hope it really truly prevents terror attacks so that we're not doing all of this for nothing.
__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:52 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0