Paul Pushing Online Petition to Abolish TSA

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is urging supporters to sign an online petition that supports legislation to eliminate the Transportation Security Administration. Since taking office, Paul has been an outspoken critic of the federal agency’s security policies at airports, which have been subject to a number of reports. Earlier this year, the Senator clashed with TSA […]

Louisville, Lexington Airports Install New Security Scanners Soon

The Transportation Security Administration is installing new security scanners at several airports around the country in the upcoming weeks including the Louisville and Lexington airports. Nearly 140 airports have already made the switch to one of two scanner types in the last few years. Both devices scan the entire body but only one displays a […]

Paul Discusses Clash With TSA, Denounces Airport Policy

Appearing on CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer on Monday, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., explained his clash with Transportation Security Administration in Nashville on Monday, and once again criticized the federal agency’s security policies. Kentucky’s junior senator triggered the full-body scanner, but refused a pat down that resulted in him being escorted out […]

Paul Reportedly Detained By TSA in Nashville

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was detained by Transportation Security Administration officials at the Nashville International Airport on Monday, according to his press secretary. A spokesman for TSA said the agency is looking into the matter and will release a statement, but would not comment for this story. The account was also relayed by the […]

New Scanners Coming to Louisville Airport

Louisville is slated to receive new airport passenger scanning equipment. The Transportation Security Administration will send 300 of the $150,000 Advanced Imaging Technology machines to 16 cities. The devices are full body scanners, but are different from the controversial backscatter machines that project an image of passengers’ bodies onto a screen for TSA officials to […]