(NaturalNews) New evidence is emerging that the TSA is assaulting and humiliating cancer survivors as part of its aggressive pat-down procedures. Last week, a breast cancer survivor (and former flight attendant) who lost one of her breasts to cancer was forced by TSA to remove and show them her prosthetic breast
as part of their security pat-down procedure.
Her name is Cathy Bossi, and she didn't even opt out of the naked body scanner. TSA agents suspected her breast prosthesis might be a bomb, so after she was irradiated by the body scanners, they subjected her to an aggressive pat-down as well. A DailyMail article reports Bossi describing the encounter with the TSA agent, "She put her full hand on my breast and said, 'What is this?'. And I said, 'It's my prosthesis because I've had breast cancer.' And she said, 'Well, you'll need to show me that'." (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1331346/Cancer-survivor-force...
TSA leaves another cancer patient covered in urine
In another outrageous incident reported by MSNBC, a retired teacher named Thomas Sawyer was left "humiliated, crying and covered with his own urine" after being subjected to an aggressive pat-down at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
"I was absolutely humiliated, I couldn't even speak," says Sawyer (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40291856/ns/travel-news
Sawyer is a bladder cancer survivor who wears a urostomy bag that collects his urine. He has to wear special clothing to accommodate the urine bag, and even though he tried to explain his medical condition to the TSA
agents, they treated him with the same arrogant "Whatever!" attitude as they began the aggressive pat-down procedure.
During this pat down, the TSA agent dislodged his urostomy bag, causing urine to start dribbling down Sawyer's body. He then had to walk through the airport soaked in his own urine, board the airplane, and wait until the plane was in the air before he could use the bathroom to clean himself up. The TSA never apologized, never offered to help and never even acknowledged that they had done anything wrong.
This is the kind of cruelty the TSA is now engaged in on a daily basis, it seems. Humiliating cancer
patients is just a small taste of the outrageous actions carried out by TSA agents in the name of "security."
TSA head says nothing will change
Despite the horrific abuses of travelers at the hands of TSA agents, TSA head John Pistole insists that nothing will change. "If you're asking, am I going to change the policies? No." he said in a CNN interview (http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1110/45458.html#ixzz161fhA74Z
The TSA keeps citing "terrorism" as the reason they have to treat American travelers as terrorists. As long as they keep pounding fear into our heads, in other words, they think they can get away with molesting and humiliating us.
Beware of handing power to the federal government. Once granted such powers, it will always seek to expand those powers, even if it means trampling on the rights, freedoms and dignity of the American people. The TSA was once a department of a couple hundred people. Now it's over 65,000 employees, and they're not going to easily give up their power to molest and dominate air travelers.
What you can do: Opt out when you travel
It's up to you and I to protest this harassment. Opt out when you travel
, especially on the upcoming national opt out day: www.OptOutDay.com
Stay informed by visiting websites such as www.FlyWithDignity.org
and even www.VaccineLiberationArmy.com
Keep sharing the "Don't Touch My Junk" song and video
As part of the online protest against the TSA's outrageous actions, I've written the Don't Touch My Junk
song which has now gone viral across the web, racking up 116,000 views on YouTube and 92,000 views on NaturalNews.TV
just since Friday.
Here's the song page where you can watch the videos and download the music for free:http://www.naturalnews.com/Dont_Touch_My_Junk.html
Watch the video on YouTube at:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhEMRSp7vaY
Or see it on NaturalNews.TV at:http://naturalnews.tv/v.asp?v=2728901EDF2CEAE4C0445F00DA3C3F43
Warning: This song is NOT for children! This is a mature-themed song that addresses adult issues such as privacy, freedom, civil rights, etc. It attempts to use humor to make an important point about freedom.
Thank you for sharing this song and joining the grassroots resistance
to an out-of-control government agency that is now terrorizing far more Americans than the terrorists themselves!
About the author: Mike Adams is a consumer health advocate and award-winning journalist with a strong interest in personal health, the environment and the power of nature to help us all heal He is a prolific writer and has published thousands of articles, interviews, reports and consumer guides, and he has authored and published several downloadable personal preparedness courses including a downloadable course focused on safety and self defense. Adams is a trusted, independent journalist who receives no money or promotional fees whatsoever to write about other companies' products. In 2010, Adams created TV.NaturalNews.com, a natural living video sharing site featuring thousands of user videos on foods, fitness, green living and more. He also founded an environmentally-friendly online retailer called BetterLifeGoods.com that uses retail profits to help support consumer advocacy programs. He's also a veteran of the software technology industry, having founded a personalized mass email software product used to deliver email newsletters to subscribers. Adams volunteers his time to serve as the executive director of the Consumer Wellness Center, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and practices nature photography, Capoeira, martial arts and organic gardening. Known on the 'net as 'the Health Ranger,' Adams shares his ethics, mission statements and personal health statistics at www.HealthRanger.org
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