New Mexico is being sued by the ACLU over a third case of an intrusive medical probe, this time without a warrant.


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New Mexico is being sued by the ACLU over a third case of an intrusive medical probe, this time without a warrant.

The ACLU is representing a New Mexico woman in her fifties who was subjected by federal agents to a two-handed (!) vaginal and anal examination, an involuntary X-ray and CAT scan, and was forced to defecate in front of strangers. The woman was suspected of being in possession of drugs, on the basis of a drug-dog alert at the Juarez/El Paso border-crossing. No drugs were found. The federal agents — it’s not clear what agency they were with — did not obtain a warrant. The doctors at University Medical Center in El Paso performed the procedures without the victim’s consent, including the CT scan, which subjects people to a high dose of potentially harmful radiation. [emphasis mine]

As I said earlier today, more victims of this abuse are going to be found.

3 comments

  • joe

    if the location were not disclosed , you would think this was east Germany or any one of many dictatorial regimes around the world!

  • joe

    The more I think about this, the more it sounds like room 101 in the ministry of love, you wont give us the truth we want, we will take the truth we want!

  • Pzatchok

    I don’t believe the cops were so stupid they actually went from New Mexico to Texas to have this done.
    The same with the Texas Medical team. No warrant no work. Let alone doing the dirty work for an out of state agency.

    Total idiots on both parties part.

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