While that impulse is understandable, it can lead to policies that do more harm than good.
Making schools more like prisons would not appreciably decrease violence.
Creating a TSA-like experience for every single New York City subway rider is one of the worst ideas floated in the wake of yesterday's tragic shooting.
The same agency that brought us security theater continues to enforce a rule that never made sense.
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The bumbling TSA and performative mask requirements are ineffective air-travel hassles.
While liquid limits are common, America's shoe removal policy is nearly unique, and many countries allow small pocket knives.
Thank the troops, but question the uses to which they’re put.
A significant portion of the world views the U.S. as a threat to democracy in their home countries.
The suspect, 25-year-old Noah Green, is reportedly connected to the Nation of Islam.
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If Trump wants to negotiate good deals for taxpayers, he should start putting some pressure on his old nemesis: the National Football League.
Santa Claus is coming to town with all his liquids in a single quart-sized baggie.
Air marshals might still treat you like a terrorist. But they'll stop documenting your every move.
My Daughter's Middle School Plans to Teach Her Meek Compliance With Indiscriminate Invasions of Privacy
It's never too early for kids to learn that harebrained security theater is an unavoidable fact of life.
No curtain calls for any security theater performances.
Air Marshals Secretly Followed an Artsy Virginia Mom on Flights to Make Sure She Wasn't Going to Destroy America
More details emerge on TSA's secret, suspicionless surveillance of certain American travelers.
Air marshals have snooped on about 5,000 of us since March-and not because they suspected any of those people of specific crimes.
Fearmongering responses at the idea that the feds don't need to run everything
"The days of strolling into the zoo unwatched will eventually come to an end."
Taxpayers are increasingly on the hook for millions in overtime, pension costs.
Restricting guns-or vans, knives, or planes-won't make the world safer. The Toronto van attack reminds us peril lies in people with bad intent, not with how they get it done.
"We want people to come here and have a good time and to feel safe."
No adults seem embarrassed by this reaction. They should be.
How the TSA turned a long-time, trusted employee into an "insider threat" for no clear reason.
The agency, known for its puzzling decrees, blurred the line between a suggestion and an order.
Good thing he didn't mess with a pistol-packing Russian FEDOR robot
Facial Recognition? There's an App for That, and U.S. Law Enforcement Has Been Helping Private Companies Use It
Soon shopping malls and theaters can run surveillance images through an app to access state, federal, and international law enforcement watch-lists.
Body scanners make some people choose driving over flying, but does that mean the TSA is responsible for deaths caused by traffic accidents?
Chille Bergstrom was born with a rare heart condition. That's a security threat, apparently.
The rate of misconduct among staff rose nearly 29 percent in two years.
Make no mistake: the War on Crypto is not primarily about "terrorism" or "fighting crime" or "public safety" at all.
More security than last year.
At the heart of the measure is expansion of the feds' ability to access data without a warrant.
Right before the holidays, TSA changes the rules to stop some from opting for pat-downs.