TSA to Fire Screener Who Left 'Get Your Freak On' Note

A woman found it in her suitcase, near her sex toy
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 28, 2011 4:25 PM CDT
The note reads, "Get Your Freak On Girl."   (Twitter)

(Newser) – The TSA screener who found a sex toy in a woman's suitcase and left a note saying, "Get your freak on girl" will soon be out of a job. The agency called the note "highly inappropriate" and said it plans to fire the Newark screener, reports AP. The unidentified worker will first get a chance to appeal. The story gained traction after Jill Filipovic posted a Twitter photo of the note earlier this week.

"Total violation of privacy, wildly inappropriate and clearly not ok, but I also just died laughing in my hotel room," she wrote initially in a blog at Feministe. Since then, she's watched with dismay as the story turned into a media frenzy. "I get no satisfaction in hearing that someone may be in danger of losing their job over this," she wrote in a later post. "I would much prefer a look at why ‘security’ has been used to justify so many intrusions on our civil liberties, rather than fire a person who made a mistake."

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