Jesse Ventura sues DHS over body scans, pat-downs
By Alex Jones & Aaron Dykes | PrisonPlanet.com
Former Governor Jesse Ventura has taken steps to sue the TSA and the Department of Homeland Security, naming their chiefs John Pistole and Big Sis Janet Napolitano in a lawsuit that will take on invasive airport pat-downs [READ LAWSUIT].
Ventura first told Alex Jones of his intent to sue the TSA privately back in September while traveling for the making of TruTVs Conspiracy Theory, expressing grave concern about what he viewed as his countrys transformation into East Germany.
Jones recalls Venturas outrage at the TSAs harassing old people in wheelchairs with the invasive new pat-down procedures. The former governor himself is routinely sent to secondary screening due to a hip replacement in 2008, and Jones witnessed him undergo repeated humiliating searches during pat-downs at the hands of TSA. Worse, at airports across the country, even those presenting medical cards describing special needs or equipment from a doctor are routinely ignored as TSA agents demand that medical patients remove urostomy bags, prosthetic breasts or that TSA be allowed to grope a pacemaker patients breasts.
Thats why I want to leave the United States, Ventura had told Jones at the time. This is why I go down to Mexico this is wrong. Ventura indicated that he was most concerned about the destruction of the 4th Amendment and passing of the America he once knew.
Ventura filed his lawsuit Monday, January 24, 2011 in Minnesota and news reports have named David Olsen as his lawyer. The former governor has indicated that his suit will include violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the 4th Amendment, arguing that he and others with disabilities have been discriminated against and unduly singled out by TSA despite presenting no threat and warranting no reason for lawful search. Further, Ventura has argued that his ability to travel freely has been infringed, hampering his ability to work.
In November 2010, Ventura vowed on the Alex Jones Show that he would never again fly on commercial aircraft so long as current TSA policies remain in place. It probably means an end to my career, Ventura lamented on Jones program. As The Drudge Report exposed months ago, Ventura has been groped during TSA pat-downs and is uncomfortable with the invasion of privacy, as well as the abuse of government power.
Now, KSTP in Minnesota is reporting that:
Ventura accuses the agencies of violating his basic rights to privacy and dignity, and his right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. [...]
Ventura.. alleges the pat-down included warrantless, non-suspicion-based offensive touching, gripping and rubbing of the genital and other sensitive areas of his body, which, the lawsuit contends, met the definition for an unlawful sexual assault.
Jesse Ventura Sues the TSA
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JESSE VENTURA ABUSED BY TSA WILL NO LONGER FLY
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