A four year old John Doe is the lead plaintiff in a class action suit against the US Government that alleges that his diapers were searched when he flew as a seven-month-old baby and the TSA designated him a terrorism risk.
The case, Baby Doe v. Piehota, is being led by Council on American-Islamic Relations Michigan Chapter, which says that the US government racially profiles people of Arabic descent.
"The terrorism watch lists are premised on the false notion that the government can somehow accurately predict whether an innocent American citizen will commit a crime in the future based on religious affiliation or First Amendment activities," Lena F. Masri, a CAIR-MI lawyer, said in a statement. "Our lawsuits challenge the wrongful designation of thousands upon thousands of American Muslims as known or suspected terrorists without due process."
Parents of baby who had all of his diapers searched sue feds
[Cyrus Farivar/Ars Technica]