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TSA Fail: Man With 4th Amendment Written on Chest Wins Trial Over Airport Arrest
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 1640514:MV8yMTIwNzc2XzM1Nzc2NTY4XzNENjNGQzlF] They asked him if he was connected with any terrorists...last time I checked, terrorists weren't concerned about our constitutional rights. Now it's apparent that neither terrorist or our government are concerned with our rights, so I guess our government is just another terrorist organization. [/quote]
A Virginia man who wrote an abbreviated version of the Fourth Amendment on his body and stripped to his shorts at an airport security screening area won a trial Friday in his lawsuit seeking $250,000 in damages for being detained on a disorderly conduct charge.
Aaron Tobey claimed in a civil rights lawsuit (.pdf) that in 2010 he was handcuffed and held for about 90 minutes by the Transportation Security Administration at the Richmond International Airport after he began removing his clothing to display on his chest a magic-marker protest of airport security measures.
link to www.wired.com
The opinions of the judges can be read at the link and are pretty interesting.
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