In August 2006, Jarrar was forced both to cover his T-shirt and then to change his seat from near the front of the plane to the rear. Neither the TSA nor JetBlue felt that Jarrar posed a security risk. The ACLU and Jarrar filed suit [complaint text] in 2007. The complaint alleged that one TSA official told Jarrar that "it is impermissible to wear an Arabic shirt to an airport and equated it to a "person wearing a t-shirt at a bank stating, 'I am a robber.'"
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