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Safety trumps privacy, but . . .

Nearly two-thirds of Americans support full-body scanners at airports, but there's stiffer opposition to the new, "enhanced" pat-downs. Overall, seven in 10 say the new procedures won't make them think differently about air travel. A similar proportion backs "profiling."

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