22 November 2010

Moral outrage at civil rights violations

A.M.D.G.

Want to see a government official with her hand on your wife's breast right there at the airport? Care to see a government official put his hands down your child's pants? The latest round of civil rights abuses by TSA are discussed in a recent ACNS article, and you can find more by searching with the various news services on the internet.

I join with the victims of these abuses in moral outrage at the conduct of TSA as a whole and the nonchalant attitude of the President who, after all, does not himself have to undergo these humiliating pat-downs. It is one thing to maintain proper security. It is another thing to humiliate people in an indecent manner and violate their civil rights all in the name of "state security." I pray that American remains a free nation and does not become the next police state in the world.