But his real crime was making the “don’t touch my junk” video showing exactly what happened during his encounter with the TSA, which sparked a public backlash.
The new pat-down policy for refuseniks, which started on November 1, has been described by the Airline Pilots Association as “sexual molestation” — and it’s nothing more than a way to punish people who might boycott the Department of Homeland Security’s expensive new boondoggle scanners. And prosecuting Tyner is blatant and very public way to intimidate anyone who might follow his lead.
Go read the post then sign the petition. Just to muck things up a bit more men should start wearing kilts (commando-style!) when they fly. Just make sure to opt out of the full body scan and moan softly when they grope your testicles during the ensuing pat down.