어머니는 트랜스젠더 십대를 검색해달라는 요청으로 TSA를 고소했다.

노스캐롤라이나의 한 어머니가 5월 교통안전청과 기관 감독관을 고소했습니다. 2019 공항에서 스트립 수색을 요청받은 트랜스젠더 십대와 관련된 사건.

According to a complaint filed Monday, Kimberly Erway and her 15-year-old daughter, Jamii Erway, were flying out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport in May 2019. When Jamii went through the TSA body scanner, it indicated afalse positive,” 불만에 따르면.
TSA’s transgender passenger webpage 주 “the TSA officer presses a button designating a gender (male/female) based on how you present yourselfwhen entering the scanner.
      This lets the body scanner know what to expect,” said the complaint.
        The TSA webpage saysthe machine has software that looks at the anatomy of men and women differently. The equipment conducts a scan and indicates areas on the body warranting further inspection if necessary.
          소송에 따르면, “Jamii frequently has to deal with false positives when she fliesand the agencyreceives complaints from transgender individuals regardingthe issue regularly.
          False-positives on body scanners are a common occurrence; upon information and belief, 적어도 20% of TSA body scans indicate an anomaly even though the traveler is not secreting any items on their person,” said the complaint.
          The teen told the body scanner operator she was transgender and asked for a re-scan withother button” 누름, but the employee refused and called a supervisor, 불만에 따르면.
          The supervisor, identified as Jane Doe in the lawsuit, told Jamii she needed to be strip searched in a nearby private room and wouldn’t be allowed to leave the checkpoint area until she complied, according to the lawsuit.
          The complaint saysTSA procedure for resolving such anomalies is to conduct a brief pat-down search.
          The TSA supervisor directedKimberly to force Jamii to submit to the strip-searchand when she declined, “Doe (그때) summoned a police officer,” the complaint alleges.
          소송에 따르면, the police officer said he would not assist in detaining the teen and the two were then allowed to leave the checkpoint. The Erways rented a car and drove 600 miles to their home, the complaint said.
          The lawsuit seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages due to intentional infliction of emotional distress and violation of Jamii’s Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable searches.
            A TSA spokesperson declined to comment on the case, citing the pending litigation.
            TSA’s website says the agencyrecognizes the concerns that some members of the transgender community may have with certain security screening procedures at the nation’s security checkpoints. TSA is committed to ensuring all travelers are treated with respect and courtesy. Screening is conducted without regard to a person’s race, 색깔, 섹스, gender identity, national origin, religion or disability.

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