Body scanners are popping up at local malls, but the machines have nothing to do with national security.
It’s one of the busiest travel days of the year – the day before Thanksgiving. Tomorrow could be even slower than usual due to planned protests of the new security arrangements the TSA is imposing.
If you fly out of Logan Airport, chances are you’ll be asked to walk through one of the 17 full body scanners at security checkpoints. Travelers seem to fall into two camps.
In the nine years since the September 11 attacks, the federal government has spent billions of dollars to tighten airport security. But is air travel in America really any safer?