Originally Posted by JediAthos
An ExpressJet pilot refused to enter a full body scanner and refused a pat down as well. He cited the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as his reasoning for the refusal. As a consequence the TSA refused to allow him to fly.
After watching the interview do you think his refusal is reasonable? I've been through a full body scanner and honestly I didn't really think it was that big of a deal, but I never thought about it in terms of the 4th amendment either.
Retarded. He didnt really make too much sense in that interview. His attorney said that he had passed the metal detection test, but so what? You can make weapons out of anything, prisoners have pointed that out countless times over the years.
Also, there is a certain thing called "Border search exeption" in the 4th amendment, and in this time of international terrorism you can never be sure whether or not somebody is wearing something dangerous, which means the security personnel had reason to suspect him. Especially after he refused the search... If this guy wins anything in the court its a victory to pure idiocy.