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Texans Want Airport Staff To Stop Touching Their Genitals, Now

by | 28th, May 2011

LIKE the rest of us, Texans don’t like having their genitals felt up by uniformed security staff at airports. But unlike the rest of us, they’ve finally put their feet down and refused as a state to accept it. The Texas House of Representative passed a bill earlier this month which would class most airport security staff with sexual harrassment. Specifically:

The proposal would classify any airport inspection that “touches the anus, sexual organ, buttocks, or breast of another person including through the clothing, or touches the other person in a manner that would be offensive to a reasonable person” as an offense of sexual harassment under official oppression

The federal government has retorted that they will ban flights from Texas if they can’t guarantee that everyone on the plane has undergone a safety check.

In Britain we have invented high-tech naked scanners to get round this problem.  That’s

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