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Oregon man strips naked to protest airport screening

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John E. Brennan stands naked after he stripped down while going through a security screening area on April 17 as a protest against airport security procedures. Click the image to view the complete photograph.

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John E. Brennan

The Port of Portland police say a 49-year-old man stripped naked at Portland International Airport as a protest against airport security screeners, reported the Associated Press.

The incident report said John E. Brennan's actions Tuesday evening caused some passengers to cover their eyes and their children's eyes while others looked, laughed and took photos.

Police say the Portland man was arrested for investigation of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct.

The Oregonian reports the Port of Portland summary said Brennan "disrobed completely naked" while going through a security screening area. Read the full story in Overhead Bin.

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Police arrested John Brennan of Portland, Ore., for indecent exposure and disorderly conduct after the incident. MSNBC's Chris Jansing reports.