Skip to comments.Diabetic teen upset with TSA screeners at Salt Lake City Airport
Posted on 05/09/2012 10:20:09 AM PDT by Kaslin
SALT L AKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - A Colorado teen is upset with screeners at Salt Lake City International Airport. The type one diabetic says TSA agents were abrupt, rude and were responsible for breaking her $10,000 insulin pump. A pump she has to have to survive.
Savannah Barry is mad and on a mission. She wants travelers to be warned before they walk through TSA security. "They need to get with the program and have some education across the board for TSA." After participating in a DECA conference in Salt Lake City with several classmates last week, Savannah, who is a type one diabetic and wears an insulin pump 24 hours a day, says she ran into TSA agents who were not prepared to deal with her medical situation. "I went up to the lady and I said, I am a type one diabetic. I wear an insulin pump. I showed her the pump. I said, what do you want me to do? I usually do a pat down - what would you recommend?"
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I’m amazed anyone travels by air any more.
Follow up: The company that makes the device gave her a new one for free. It’s still a stupid thing that TSA did.
But you repeat yourself.
I quit in mid-1995 after TWA 800 was shot down; haven’t flown since. If I can’t drive and CCW, I ain’t going. (I know, I know.)
She should have thrown a Burqa on. She would have walked right through.
I hope they billed the TSA for it
I'm not. The sheeple will fall in line with whatever these thugs put down on them. The sheeple want their airline trip, their six-pack & American Idol. If they get that they will prostitute out in any fashion for it. The elites know this so they keep pushing the crapola since there's no backlash. The story of the women in Tex that was to fly out of a small airport. A business women, she needed to get to a meeting. The TSA officers knew her but there was not a women TSA on call. She was willing (begging) the men to grope her. See how the PTB can control. Just start with no smoking in restaurants & it ends with no smoking everywhere.
He could have breezed through security at any airport.
That was the one that was shot down over Long Island, NY, wasn’t it?
The islamic terrorists hit once in a while, but the TSA's terrorism is a guaranteed experience every time you fly commercial.
Is this really the best we can do?
Are we better with this forced submission to a legislated "higher" authority's abuse for their appearance of safety?
Doesn't look that way.
Yes, it was. East Moriches, NY (Long Island). I had a couple of business friends who were outside, not more than 15 miles away that evening, and saw it happen. But the FBI field interviews went nowhere, after all the paperwork, pics, sketches etc were “classified”, er *sanitized*.
No, they need to disban the TSA and use credible screening methods ... like profiling.
Remind me again, Jorge, why you had to Federalize airport security in the first place. Really improved our quality of life, thanks a lot.
Insulin pumps are spendy. But not 5 figures spendy. Last one I had to buy my wife was 3500.
well worth it.
We don’t fly. Wife is afraid of these very things happening.
Besides, 16 years of life is plenty.
Well you know who was president at the time. I read about reports of witnesses seeing a rocket hitting the plane
The girl had a doctor’s note too, but then some people know everything better then a doctor would, or so they think
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