A federal appeals court Wednesday ordered the Transportation Security Administration to explain why it hasn’t complied with the court’s year-old decision demanding the agency hold public hearings concerning the rules and regulations pertaining to the so-called nude body scanners installed in U.S. airport security checkpoints.
It’s obvious why the TSA doesn’t want to hold the hearings: The anti-TSA crowd hyperventilates merely upon mention of its initials. But the agency needs to add a layer of transparency if it ever wants to get the public back on its side.
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