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SF NO_TASERS Collective, taskforce meeting

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Date:
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Event Type:
Meeting
Organizer/Author:
mesha Monge-Irizarry
Email:
Phone:
415-595-8251
Location Details:
SF Main Library, (Larkin & Grove), near Civic Center BART Station, 3rd floor in the Paley Conference Room

We are a working group comprised of 16 community activists, meeting every Tuesdaqy at the SF Public Library, to defeat the 4th attempt of SFPD (since 2004) to secure a contract with Tasers International, INC.

50,000 volts per zap !
Tasers have claimed 532 lives in the US since 2001.
Particularly at risk are :

* People with mental health issues
* Seniors
* Children
* Pregnant women
* Undocumented Laborers
* Diabetics
* The Homeless
* people with small body weight
* People with cardiac probems
* People with metabolic disirders
* People with Osteoporosis
* Substance users and alcoholics
* People already impacted by the No Sit/Lie Ordinance since Feb.2011
* People with AIDS
* Hemophyliacs

We have only one month left before the SF Police Commission will take a vote on whther or not approving tasers for SFPD

Please join us
if you are willing to help us
(flyers distribution, petition drive, Internet and street outreach, staffing related events, educating your co-workers, families, friends and local community memers, on the lethal dangers of Tasers)
Added to the calendar on Sat, Oct 6, 2012 5:52PM
Related Categories: San Francisco | Police State & Prisons
§Kelly Thomas before and after picture
by mesha Monge-Irizarry
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by mesha Monge-Irizarry
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