USA: Texas lawmakers want to ban invasive pat-downs at airports

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Lawmakers pushing a bill to ban invasive searches of airline passengers without a reason to think they have committed an offense said they were steaming ahead despite a decision by the federal Transportation Security Administration to reduce pat-downs of children. The Texas legislation, as drafted, would make it a crime of official oppression if federal employees perform a search that involves touching a person's private parts without probable cause to believe the person has committed an offense.

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