Wasilla woman challenges airport pat-downs

Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2011

ANCHORAGE — A Wasilla woman has petitioned the Department of Homeland Security to suspend the use of airport full-body scanners and full-body pat-downs until the screening process is modified to exempt women with mastectomies.

Corky Champagne-Einarsen accuses the Transportation Security Administration of discrimination against women who have had breast cancer surgery.

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