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January 11, 2010

POLL: 78% APPROVE OF AIRPORT STRIP SEARCHES

Gallup: In the midst of renewed discussion of heightened security measures to thwart terrorist attacks like the Christmas Day attempt to blow up an airplane over Detroit, 78% of U.S. air travelers approve of U.S. airports' using full body scan imaging on airline passengers.. . . "The majority, 67%, say they would not personally be uncomfortable in undergoing such a scan, with close to half (48%) saying they would not be uncomfortable at all."

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1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Isn't that about the same percentage that approved of torture for terrorism suspects after the Christmas underwear brouhaha?

January 12, 2010 1:09 PM  

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