Archive for the 'National Rifle Association (NRA: USA)' Category

USA – Lawsuit: Arkansas Cop Chased and Tased Woman After She Refused to Show Him Her Breasts – At her job, no less. (2013-10-31)

Posted on October 31 2013 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : A city cop in Arkansas chased a woman through her workplace, shooting a Taser at her, because she refused to show him her breasts, the woman claims in court. This was in December 2011. He first threatened her with a taser and when she ran away tasered her. Ashlea Bennett […]

USA – Michigan GOP lawmakers: Allow civilian Tasers in schools, day care centers, other ‘gun-free zones’ (2013-10-04)

Posted on October 4 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : The NRA argument may win out in Michigan! Republican legislators have ontroduced bills to allow pistols and tasers in schools, etc. A person with a concealed pistol license would be allowed to carry a civilian Tasers into a school, day care center or other “gun-free zone” under legislation proposed by two […]

USA – NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre [on how to combat gun violence in the schools] (2012-12-23)

Posted on December 26 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Nothing here directly about tasers, but the CEO and executive vice president of the N.R.A., Wayne LaPierre’s argument is clearly relevant: “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun” … “I know there’s a media machine in this country that wants to […]

USA – NRA Takes Fire for Stance on Mental Illness [Tasers not mentioned, but the logic applies] (2012-12-24)

Posted on December 24 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Note: Following the killing of 20 children in a Newtown, Connecticut primary school , the NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre repeatedly used the word “monsters” and “insane” to describe people who carry out mass shootings: lunatic “as a catchphrase for those who commit violent crimes,” the American Psychiatric Association said. It is within […]

USA – Lansing, Michigan: Sparks fly between Bay County attorneys in Court of Appeals stun gun case [Tasers and Second Amendment Right to bear arms] (2012-03-14)

Posted on March 14 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In an article cited on a National Rifle Association (NRA) site … Lawyers debate whether a statewide ban on civilian use of Tasers and stun guns violates the U.S. Constitution, following a judge’s decision to dismiss a four-year felony charge of possession of a stun gun against Dean S. Yanna, suuporting the […]