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TSA Humiliates Injured Marine

vanityofvanitys Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 8:35 AM
Must you depress us further with your microcosm of what's taking place out there? I look forward to the resurrection, but in the meantime, here on earth I feel so hopeless. Government will never change and nor will human nature. We are doomed. How is that for throwing in the towel? I pray, but I just see this whole mess coming to some climax sooner than later. Take care of those most dear to you people, that is your primary mission. And don't lose faith like I appear to have done.

An active-duty Marine who lost both his legs to an Improvised Explosive Device was humiliated by TSA agents after he was forced to remove his prosthetic legs and was then ordered to stand so agents could inspect his wheelchair for explosives.

The incident prompted Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) to fire off a letter to John Pistole, the administrator of the Transportation Security Administration.

“The Marine, whose prosthetics were exposed, was humiliated,” Duncan wrote. “While I recognize the necessity to appropriately screen passengers, I am concerned by the apparent lack of situational awareness and respect among TSA officers – specifically when it...