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Store owner orders strip search of black couple over $3 earrings: ‘You people always steal’

A Texas couple said they were intimidated into a strip search by a store manager over a pair of $3 earrings they were accused of stealing. Deadra Pattum said she was overbilled for the earrings, which she said she picked up but returned to the display at Y Beauty Supply…

Supreme Court signs off on strip searches for all arrestees

Going forward from this week on, people arrested in the United States may face a mandatory strip search, even if their offense is minor and authorities don’t suspect them of smuggling any contraband. That’s because U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy sided with the court’s conservatives on Monday, swinging…

84-year-old grandmother says she was strip searched by TSA

An 84-year-old Long Island woman says she was humiliated recently when a strip search by Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) agents strip search left her with a bloody leg. While passing through John F. Kennedy Airport on her way to Florida, 4-foot-11 Lenore Zimmerman asked if she could bypass the…

Zero tolerance strip search declared illegal, but what are the implications?

Once in awhile, something defies common sense so much that even people like Justices Scalia, Alito, and Roberts can see it. Today, we found out what their limit on state-sponsored assholery is. In an 8-1 decision, the court ruled against the Arizona school that put a 13-year-old female student through…

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