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An unnamed Muslim woman at Manchester Airport in the UK is thought to be the first person to refuse a mandatory body scan. Rather than submit to the scan, the woman forfeited her plane ticket.
Promethean Times wholeheartedly supports this woman’s brave display of religious conviction, and is pleased that the issue was resolved to the satisfaction of all parties. The woman didn’t have to abrogate the tenets of her faith, nor Manchester Airport its security. It’s apparent that the unnamed passenger understands that airline travel is a privilege, and not a right.
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I heard about that. Truly unfortunate that there is no respect towards the holiest of women with this new scanner.