TSA overreaches with a cancer patient, and more
A New York woman who recently had a double mastectomy was forced to submit to an aggressive TSA search of her chest.
TSA overreaches with a cancer patientA New York woman who recently had a double mastectomy was forced to submit to an aggressive TSA search of her chest. Lori Dorn, balding from chemotherapy, offered to show screeners a medical card describing her prostheses, but was told she had to have a physical examination. “I had no choice but to allow an agent to touch my breasts in front of other passengers,” said Dorn. TSA officials have apologized.
Tea Partiers halt water fluoridationPinellas County, Fla., will stop adding fluoride to its drinking water after complaints by anti-government activists. Dentists protested the decision, arguing that fluoridation has dramatically lowered tooth-decay rates across the U.S., but Tea Party activists said it was part of a plot by “the world government to keep people stupid.”