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Covered at Reason 24/7: TSA Forced Wounded Marine to Remove Prosthetic Limbs

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Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) has registered a complaint after TSA agents forced a wounded marine to remove his prosthetic limbs while his wheelchair was examined at Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport.

From The Washington Times:

Transportation Security Administration inspectors forced a wounded Marine who lost both of his legs in an IED blast and who was in a wheelchair to remove his prosthetic legs at one point, and at another point to stand painfully on his legs while his wheelchair was examined, according to a complaint a congressman has registered with the TSA.

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