Jesse Ventura has promised to never fly again in the U.S. and could
even seek Mexican citizenship if a lawsuit that charges the TSA
with violating the Americans with Disabilities Act for touching
the genitals of travelers is struck down by a federal judge this
the lawsuit back in January after having been subjected to invasive
grope-downs by TSA agents on numerous occasions which included them
touching his genitals. The former Governor has a metal plate in
his hip which routinely sets off metal detectors.
lawsuit, first filed on January 24, includes violations of the
Americans with Disabilities Act and the 4th Amendment, arguing that
he and others with disabilities have been discriminated against
and unduly singled out by TSA despite presenting no threat and warranting
no reason for lawful search. Further, Ventura has argued that his
ability to travel freely has been infringed, hampering his ability
Alex Jones personally met with Ventura this past weekend at his
60th birthday party in Los Angeles.
lawyer told him that he thinks there is a good case, Ventura believes
that his lawsuit will be struck down because the federal government
doesnt want to give Ventura the opportunity to dig in to what
the TSA is really doing.
massive inconvenience in addition to the threat such a decision
poses to his television career, Ventura told Jones that he would
never fly again if the ruling went against him. For Ventura, standing
up for his principles is the most important thing.
planning a major press conference if the ruling goes against him
on the Friday after the judgment and promised that it would be an
event no one would want to miss, an incredible spectacle
like nothing Ive ever done, said Ventura.