Dina Frank, 7, has cerebral palsy and needs leg braces and crutches to walk. So she couldn't go through the metal detector when her family tried to fly out of New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. Instead, Transportation Security Administration agents searched her. Show More Summary
Post by Jeanne Sager The TSA is at it again. A 7-year-old with cerebral palsy is the latest child to be treated like a terrorist when all she wanted to do was get on an airplane with her family. And the way Dina Frank's dad tells it,...Show More Summary
It’s an Obama world. A New York family missed their flight to Florida after TSA aggressively screened their 7 year-old disabled daughter. Dina Frank, who is developmentally disabled, wound up on the TSA’s radar at John F. Kennedy Airport This … Continue reading ?
Airport security screenings are a singularly harrowing ordeal for 7-year-old Dina Frank, who suffers from cerebral palsy and requires crutches and leg braces to move around. Compound that with the fact that Dina is developmentally disabled, and the need for care and sensitivity on the part of TSA agents becomes that much greater. More »
A 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy was targeted by the TSA this week when her crutches and leg braces set off the airport screeners at JFK. Dina Frank’s parents claim the screening agents were particularly aggressive during an initial patdown of their daughter. They say the TSA then caused the family to miss their flight [...]