The body scanners widely used for airport screening have raised concerns about privacy, health risks and long lines at security checkpoints. But now, a more fundamental issue is getting attention from lawmakers: whether these scanners are effective at detecting explosives that could bring down a plane.
We will not be able to determine whether the U.S. Congress’ interest in scanner technology has more to do with actual concerns or real politics until partisan bickering cools down.
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