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DerekWills October 16th, 2013 1:58pm

So I had my bags screened at the checkpoint, my body went through the X-ray scanner, I was patted down, my bag was sniffed by a dog, and prior to boarding, random bag searches were being done. Fourth Amendment violation?

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CalTexHawk spiral arm
10/16/13 8:12 pm

Let me guess...speed limits are a violation of civil liberties?

jonfrei the boonies
10/16/13 11:34 am

You had the choice to take other means of transportation. When I fly in my brother's plane, we go completely around all security checks. When I drive, I don't submit to them. It was a choice on your part to fly, so you chose to voluntarily submit. No

jonfrei the boonies
10/16/13 11:36 am

Unless you are being compelled to fly on commercial air (by the government), then no, it is not - see my comment above.

EarlyBird Portland
10/16/13 9:00 am

Was this for a flight out of the country?

DerekWills Lone Star Gun Rights
10/16/13 3:07 pm

Nope. From Houston to Miami

suppressedID anti Gilead
10/16/13 7:57 am

They've probably read your SOH posts. ;-)

10/16/13 7:21 am

Yet another reason to privatize TSA and out them under the control of the airlines. I think airlines have every right to search your bags, but not the govt.

10/16/13 7:19 am

Well you do have a terrorist looking beard.

10/16/13 7:14 am

Well you can blame GW Bush for the patriot act.

10/16/13 7:20 am

And Obama for continuing the practice.

bethanyq Ess Eff
10/16/13 7:38 am

Holy cow, I actually just agreed with Scotty.

10/16/13 7:40 am

That's the first step to recovery.

kateXcore Dark side of the moon
10/16/13 10:10 am

So if Bush and Obama are at fault, can't we team up together to remove it?! :)

bethanyq Ess Eff
10/16/13 11:26 am

Kate, I would gladly work on any legal team trying to have the Patriot Act overturned.