Tag: taser death

August 10, 2008

Putting Tasers in Schools

I don’t know a lot about the context of this school and what the rationale might be for doing something so severe as to use Tasers against children, but I do know this: Treating people like criminals will have one major result. They’ll become criminals. Full story here . Tasers have already been desrcibed by the United Nations as a tool of torture and yet […]

August 4, 2008

United Nations: Tasers a Form of Torture

The United Nations has declared that the use of Tasers, the stun guns manufactured by Taser International, represent a form of torture when used on people. Original Story Link . Quotes from the story: "The use of these weapons causes acute pain, constituting a form of torture,” the UN’s Committee against Torture said. "In certain cases, they can even cause death, as has been shown […]

May 5, 2008

Taser International Wins Lawsuit to Change Cause of Death

Full Story Here. “Taser International recently started a legal campaign against medical examiners who claimed tasers contributed to the cause of death for several people. On Friday, an Ohio judge ruled in favor of the stun gun manufacturer (free registration may be required). While they do have a number of scientific studies on which they establish their claims, it’s interesting that the alternate cause of […]