Article Introduction

It is no secret that a major controversy among American citizens in our world today is the topic of Advanced Imaging Technology at airports. The attacks of September 11, 2001 forced our government to raise our airport security to another level. Some of these new methods are now being questioned. Who wants to have their privacy invaded and their sense of freedom taken away, especially if the new form of security may now be as insecure as we think? With it proven that weapons can still be passed through this new level of security, it makes you less enthused about revealing your naked self to a complete stranger. Not to mention these new scanners can have a harmful effects on your body both mentally and physically. This document will explain the history of our security in airports and the effects it has on Americans in regards to security, health and privacy.