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TSA Opts Out of Opt Out Day by Turning off Scanners

By George Donnelly
We Wont Fly.com

Thanksgiving travelers opted out of commercial air travel in large numbers across the country on Opt Out Day as reports came in of eerily quiet airports, shorter than usual security lines, swamped bus and train stations and 94 per cent of travelers opting to drive instead of fly.

We Won’t Fly has received multiple reports of the federal government’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) shutting down full body scanners, selecting fewer people for secondary screening, using less invasive patdowns and being unusually friendly and helpful to flyers.

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