Poll Finds Public Against Pat-Downs; Will You Alter Your Travel Plans?

By Tom McCarthy

Nov 22, 2010 11:30pm

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll shows Americans overwhelmingly support the use of full-body X-ray scanners in airport security lines by a 2-to-1 margin –  but fewer than half of those polled back aggressive new pat-down procedures. While 48 percent see the new pat-downs as justified, 50 percent say they go too far. So tonight we ask you, with the holiday travel season upon us: will you alter your travel plans because of the new proceedures?

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