Civil Liberties

TSA Criticized After Cancer Patient is Humiliated at Checkpoint

Wife of the patient, who wears a diaper because of prostate cancer, claims a TSA agent laughed at him


The Transportation Security Administration is being criticized yet again, this time for embarrassing a cancer victim by proclaiming his incontinence issues to other travelers and strip-searching him before allowing the man to proceed.

The incident was detailed in an anonymous blog post on, where the man's wife claimed a TSA agent yelled that her husband was "wearing a diaper." Another agent then reportedly laughed at the situation before escorting the man into another room for an inspection.

(H/T Charles WT)