Unformatted text preview: travelers; the scanners are too costly to the United States and are increasing the deficit; and the scanners are ineffective. Therefore, the scanners are a burden, and in the end, all they do is harm the citizens of the United States. If the government removes the scanners the deficit can decrease, and the people of America will be healthier. After all, because the scanners can easily be tricked, the government is really only spending money to have travelers exposed to dangerous radiation. It would be much better to simply remove the scanners and continue the traditional way of checking passengers boarding airplanes....
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- Spring '11
- United States Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, full-body x-ray scanners, backscatter x-ray scanners