Backlash against the TSA’s new security measures is growing at an alarming rate. Stories like that of Tom Sawyer, a retired special education teacher who was left covered in his own urine at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport this month after TSA agents forced him to undergo an aggressive pat-down, are becoming more like common conversation than they are atypical complaints. Tom Sawyer recently revealed in public interviews that he was reduced to tears when TSA agents forcefully patted him down without listening to him. Tom, a bladder cancer survivor, says he tried numerous times to inform the TSA that he wears a urostomy bag, which collects his urine from an opening in his abdomen.
“I have to wear special clothes and in order to mount the bag I have to seal a wafer to my stomach and then attach the bag. If the seal is broken, urine can leak all over my body and clothes,” says Sawyer, who was on his way to a wedding in Orlando, Fl., on November 7th when his urostomy bag set off the security scanner…