Lawyer: Woman Forced to Remove Nipple Rings at Airport

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    These fucks should get fired. The woman offered to suffer the indignity of showing her breasts to the female agent. That should have been sufficient. Also, if the fuckers were unprofessional enough to be heard snickering, then they should be blacklisted from future employment in this line of work all together.
     
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    Does the same thing happen to males if they have a penis piercing? Just wondering as this is the first I have ever heard of such a thing. It almost sounds like they were singling her out.
     
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    Ya cause they could see she had nipple piercings? Sure thing.

    The key being they can not allow you to board if the alarm sounds. Except she has a case because there is a procedure allowed to pat her down, which to me would also include her allowing visual inspection.
     
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    Crap, I'm always in line behind someone with smelly shoes. Why couldn't I have been behind her?
     
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    its not like she was chased down by dobermans and dragged through the boarding line. I'd say that she should have been aware of the boarding requirements before trying to pass through a metal detector with body jewelry on.

    a woman having to show her pierced nipples to another female agent rather than being told to find another plane to ride? Gosh, the TRAVESTY!

    :rolleyes:
     
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    Actually, my husband the TSO says that they were ridiculous making her remove the nipple rings and once it was determined that they WERE only nipple rings, she should have been allowed to board.
     
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    You can thank the PC police for this one. Because of outrage over profiling, these workers aren't given much latitude to use discretionary judgement. This is an example of what can happen when they simply follow the rules like robots. You can't have it both ways.
     
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    ha ha ha!

    Tell me though, why would you profile for body piercings?
     
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    You wouldn't. Did you miss my point...again?

    Let me dummy it down for you:

    Outrage over profiling leads to worker robots, following the rules even at the expense of common sense and sound judgement.

    Then along comes a situation not specified in the manual and...

    It's a secondary effect, prolly a bit harder for you to get your head around.
     
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    No, you misunderstood me, but I'm not surprised.

    Why would a body piercing trigger this kind of reaction? If one was profiling for terrorists, I find it hard to believe that a nipple ring would be an indicator of a terrorist plot.
     

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