CEI Weekly: Less Than a Week Left to Sign TSA Petition

Friday, August 3, 2012


Feature: CEI supports a petition that demands the TSA follow the law.

FEATURE: Less Than a Week Left to Sign TSA Petition


The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is using body scanners that inconvenience and anger airline passengers, yet the public has not had a formal opportunity to file comments on the use of the machines. A petition on WhiteHouse.gov asks President Obama to force the TSA to conduct a public notice-and-comment rulemaking. The petition needs 9,000 more signatures by August 9. Click here to read and sign the petition.




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