Is the TSA going over-board with the pat-downs?

I don't think that we need to sacrifice our constitutional rights in the name of safetyFormer Miss USA Susie Castillo said that she recently posted an emotional video about an airport pat-down she received that she equates with being molested because she believes “there has to be a better way.”

“What’s next? How far are we going to let this go? Are rectal exams in our future?” Castillo told TODAY’s Meredith Vieira.¬†Castillo said that she flies frequently for work but that the pat-down she received at Dallas-Forth Worth International¬†Airport was completely different than one she had received earlier in Los Angeles.¬†“These procedures are supposed to be textbook,” Castillo said. “Because of the huge discrepancy in both pat-downs, that’s why I chose to speak out.”

Castillo, who filed a complaint with the Transportation Security Administration, also spoke with a TSA supervisor. She said that the supervisor told her that the reason the pat-downs were so different was because a lot of the agents are uncomfortable touching passengers.

In an emotional video posted last week on YouTube, Castillo complained about her treatment at the Dallas airport, saying a TSA agent touched her “vagina” four times during a pat-down.

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