Aviation Security: Must TSA Touch My Junk to Keep Me Safe?

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IMAGE: A passenger passes, on February 22, 2010, through a new body scanner introduced today for experimentation at Paris' Charles de Gaule international airport in Roissy, before departing to the United States. The controversial scanner is capable of peering through clothes to create three-dimensional images of passengers to reveal any concealed weapons or explosives. The decision follows 'guidelines proposed by a working group' looking into security measures and the evaluation and confirmation by an independent body that the scanners would have 'no impact on passenger health,' France's civil aviation authority said. AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND LANGLOIS (Photo credit should read BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images)