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TSA expands to railroad stations and beyond

(Source: New York Times, August 5, 2013)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As hundreds of commuters emerged from Amtrak and commuter trains at Union Station on a recent morning, an armed squad of men and women dressed in bulletproof vests made their way through the crowds. With little fanfare, the TSA — best known for airport screenings — has vastly expanded its reach to sporting events, music festivals, rodeos, highway weigh stations and train ­terminals. Not everyone is happy.

Full story: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

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