Tag Archives: full body scanners

Libertarian Party of NY State Convention: Report and photos

Flickr Photos: here

A quick report from Kimberly Wilder, contributor at Independent Political Report:

I attended the Libertarian Party of New York State Convention as a press person and a third party activist (enrolled “blank/independent). These are some quick observations, which I will expand later in the post and/or comments section.… Read more ...

Bob Barr: TSA grows even more powerful

Bob Barr at The Barr Code:

George Washington, our first and in the view of many, our best president, once said, “Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” His prescient observation, delivered more than two centuries ago, aptly describes our present-day Transportation Security Administration (TSA).… Read more ...

Libertarian John Jay Myers: ‘The Forest, the Trees, and the TSA’

Originally posted on LewRockwell.com, by John Jay Myers:

With all the naked viewing and groping going on, I wonder if this is the United States of America or the back room of an adult video store. We have two major problems here, the TSA and their intrusive unconstitutional invasions of our rights, and the bigger question of why are we turning into a police state.… Read more ...

Libertarian press release: National Opt-Out Day activities at San Francisco International Airport

[Note: For an interactive map, with a state-by-state list of demos, go to wewontfly.com]

MEDIA ADVISORY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Nov. 23, 2010

National Opt-Out Day activities at San Francisco International Airport

WHO: Those opposed to invasive TSA screening practices that threaten liberty, privacy, and health.

WHAT: Press conference, handing out literature, waving signs, and car caravan, at San Francisco International airport.

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The ultimate update: Naked scanners, TSA, National Opt-Out Day, and the third party point-of-view

Lists at top. Expanded excerpts below.

For information on the Wednesday, November 24, 2010 (day before Thanksgiving) National Opt-Out Day: Optoutday website, Wewontfly website, or Fedupfliers website.

What are the latest incidents alarming the public about these new security procedures?:

-A child whose pacifier set off the machines at the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport was taken out of sight of his mother to be screened.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Georgia opposes TSA’s use of full body scanners

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

November 18, 2010 (ATLANTA) - In response to the recent debate  
surrounding the Transportation Security Administration?s use of Whole  
Body Image (WBI) scanners, as well as the two cases already recently  
filed against the TSA by the Electronic Privacy Information Center  
(EPIC) and the Rutherford Institute, the Libertarian Party of Georgia  
announces today their public opposition to the TSA?s decision to use  
these devices in our nation?s airports.
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Pirate Party in Germany: Nude protest against scanners

The Pirate Party’s nude protest. (As posted at All FaceBook Against Airport Full Body Scanners)