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CAIR doesn’t care for the new airport pat-down procedures. CAIR is The Council on American Islamic Relations. In a travel advisory, CAIR suggests the new rules be modified for Muslim women Get this.
“Special recommendations for Muslim women who wear hijab:
If you are selected for secondary screening after you go through the metal detector and it does not go off, and ‘sss’ is not written on your boarding pass, ask the TSA officer if the reason you are being selected is because of your head scarf.
In this situation, you may be asked to submit to a pat-down or to go through a full body scanner. If you are selected for the scanner, you may ask to go through a pat-down instead.
Before you are patted down, you should remind the TSA officer that they are only supposed to pat down the area in question, in this scenario, your head and neck. They SHOULD NOT subject you to a full-body or partial-body pat-down.
You may ask to be taken to a private room for the pat-down procedure.
Instead of the pat-down, you can always request to pat down your own scarf, including head and neck area, and have the officers perform a chemical swipe of your hands.”
Muslim women should be allowed to pat themselves down?????
The TSA's response....