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Criminalizing First-Graders: Arrested and Handcuffed for Tantrums
All across the nation, schools have adopted draconian zero-tolerance policies that treat children like criminals and turn schools into prison-like environments.
Police Say Tasering 8-Year-Old Native American Girl Was Justified
The mother of an 8-year-old Native American girl is suing police who maintain that they were justified in using a taser on the child. The family lives in Pierre, South Dakota and belong to the Rosebud...
Police Taser and Beat Innocent Disabled Vet, Hold Quadriplegic Wife at Gunpoint, Demand She Stand
Mr. and Mrs. Hayes filed a lawsuit against the Delaware state police for raiding their home. Officers were looking for their nephews, who faced a charge for possession of the drug paraphernalia.
Torture by Taser: When police abuse their newest 'nonlethal' toy, people die.
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Amnesty International, Canadian Section
Amnesty International is a worldwide human rights organization which works to secure the release of all prisoners of conscience, works for fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners, and works...
Tasers: 'If officers have a new toy, they like using it'
Tasers in the Line of Fire
Tasers are part of the modern police's arsenal. But how safe are they and why are the guidelines for their use so vague? By 2011, Amnesty International had recorded 450 deaths after a Taser firing.