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Submission + - Flyer Arrested After Declining to Show ID (philosecurity.org) 1

Sherri Davidoff writes: "Officials at the Metropolitan Detention Center have confirmed that a traveler was arrested and is being held for $1000 bail after declining to show ID to TSA at the ABQ airport. He is being charged with "concealing identity, disorderly conduct, refusing to obey an officer, and criminal trespass."

"Phil Mocek, a Seattle area native, was traveling with his friend Jesse Gallagos when he politely declined to show ID to TSA agents...""

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Flyer Arrested After Declining to Show ID

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  • I agree that all the various measures and checkpoints at airports are more formality than security, but is this really the best way to go about it?

    Fighting hairbrained policies with hairbrained publicity stunts isn't going to cause anyone to change their mind, or even make folks reconsider. It just calcifies positions.

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