The controversy over airport body scans continues as the Secretary of Homeland Security says procedures for airport screenings aren’t likely to change any time soon.
Janet Napolitano said today at the Trenton train station in New Jersey that few passengers receive pat-down searches and that minimally invasive searches must be weighed against security risks.
She says pat-downs are the only choice for those who decide they don’t want to go through body scans or X-rays. She says that’s because a security threat remains.
The visit follows a call for passengers to boycott body scans on Wednesday.
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