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Passengers strip to undies in support, protest of new TSA regulations

December 7, 2010 - Washington

Ever since the TSA implemented new pat-down security measures, passengers have been trying out different stunts in protest or support of the controversial regulations.

The most eye-catching trend that has emerged however is the number of passengers stripping down to their underwear, Fox News reported.

A man walked through Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix on Thanksgiving Day, wearing only his Speedo swimwear with the words "I Heart TSA" written across his back.

The video, posted to YouTube, has since received more than 11,000 page views.

In a similar spectacle last week, a woman at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City stripped down to her bra and underwear, later claiming that would get her through security faster.

"I had 26 centimetres of clothing to be examined," the woman, 52-year-old Tammy Banovac, a one-time Playboy model, reportedly told


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