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Court Backs Groin Searches at Guantanamo Bay

Federal judge had rejected procedure last year

(Newser) - Federal appeals court judges have unanimously approved an invasive frisking policy challenged by detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Searches of detainees' groins and anal areas before and after they visit their lawyers are acceptable as "reasonable security policies," judges said, per Reuters . The decision follows the institution of the... More »

Flier Busted for Blocking 'Crotch-Grab' of Daughter

Mom nailed as she tries to videotape airport guards with cell phone

(Newser) - A furious mom was busted at an airport on Saturday for blocking a "crotch-grabbing" pat down of her young daughter. Andrea Fornella, 41, was arrested in Nashville en route to Baltimore after shouting at guards that she didn't want her baby's "crotch grabbed" as the TSA... More »

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