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Jesse Ventura sues Homeland Security, TSA

Former Minn. Gov. Jesse Ventura is suing the Dept. of Homeland Security and the TSA over full-body scans and pat-downs.

January 25, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura is suing the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration over its full-body scans and pat-downs at airports.Ventura claims the security procedures violate his constitutional right to be free from unreasonable searches.

He is asking a federal judge to issue an injunction ordering TSA officials to stop searching him.

He had a hip replacement in 2008. Now his titanium hip sets off airport metal detectors.