TSA Has 95 Year Old Leukemia Patient Remove Her Adult Diaper

TSA is still terrorizing passengers for the crime of daring to fly:

A woman has filed a complaint with federal authorities over how her elderly mother was treated at Northwest Florida Regional Airport last weekend.

Jean Weber of Destin filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security after her 95-year-old mother was detained and extensively searched last Saturday while trying to board a plane to fly to Michigan to be with family members during the final stages of her battle with leukemia.

Her mother, who was in a wheelchair, was asked to remove an adult diaper in order to complete a pat-down search.

“It’s something I couldn’t imagine happening on American soil,” Weber said Friday. “Here is my mother, 95 years old, 105 pounds, barely able to stand, and then this.”

Sari Koshetz, a spokeswoman for the Transportation Security Administration in Miami, said she could not comment on specific cases to protect the privacy of those involved.

“The TSA works with passengers to resolve any security alarms in a respectful and sensitive manner,” she said.

Weber’s mother entered the airport’s security checkpoint in a wheelchair because she was not stable enough to walk through, Weber said.

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  1. Marlea,

    Umm: “Sari Koshetz, a spokeswoman for the Transportation Security Administration in Miami, said she could not comment on specific cases to protect the privacy of those involved.”

    My favorite part is protect the privacy of those involved. I’m sure I don’t need to elaborate why.

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  2. Fink,

    I wonder what they found (if anything) in that diaper.

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  3. Fink,

    By “anything,” I meant “explosive material.”

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  4. DJRJ00,

    You’d think that, seeing how often this is in the news, something would have changed. I simply cannot fathom this idiocy being allowed to continue.

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    • Rampage_Rick,

      Ahh, but changing their methods would be admitting that they’ve been acting improperly up to this point. If they blindly push on, they can still feign some semblance of being in the right.

      “It’s better to appear foolish and never say a word than it is to open your mouth and remove all doubt”

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  5. danielle,

    TSA ‘agents’ are becoming more and more Nazi like…’We’re just doing our job, following orders’…that’s how it began!

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