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US travelers protest screenings

By Michael Tarm | China Daily | Updated: 2010-11-25 08:02

CHICAGO - Travelers dismayed by airport body scans are headed to airports on Wednesday with the makings of any good protest: handmade fliers, eye-catching placards, slogan-bearing T-shirts - and Scottish kilts.

The loosely organized effort dubbed National Opt-Out Day hopes to highlight what some call unnecessarily intrusive security screenings. Others fear it will merely cause delays at many airports on Wednesday, which as the day before the Thanksgiving holiday is one of the busiest United States travel days of the year.

Robert Shofkom wasn't worried about delayed flights, maybe just strong breezes.

US travelers protest screenings

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