Taser Debate

Not content with the Toronto Police Services Board's forum on Tasers which had only one speaker - the president of Taser International - held on January 17, 2008, interested community members have organized their own forum - too bad I'll be on my way back from Sudbury:

THE SHOCK OF THE TASER

A public discussion of the police use of shock and stun guns Wednesday February 6, 2008 7.00 pm Town Hall, Innis College St. George and Sussex Streets, one block south of Bloor

Speakers:
* David Reville, advocate and builder of the psychiatric survivor movement.
* Naomi Klein, author of `The Shock Doctrine, The Rise of Disaster Capitalism'
* Andy Buxton, chair, Amnesty International Toronto organization
Moderator: Anna Willats, Toronto Police Accountability Coalition.

This public meeting is sponsored by the Toronto Police Accountability Coalition, www.tpac.ca

Please let your colleagues and friends know of this public meeting.