A friend recently sent me a link to this story on Salon.com about the Transportation Security Administration’s “No-fly” and “strict security” lists with either prohibit certain people from flying, or single them out for searches or detentions: “Grounding the flying nun”

“Evidence compiled in a series of interviews suggests that activists on the left and right have been affected, as have many Arab Americans. That has civil liberties experts warning that the airport security checks have a chilling effect on routine political activity that is unprecedented in recent times.”

Author: Rob