Tasers: A Form of Torture?

A man who posted a YouTube video of himself being tasered by a Utah Highway Patrol Officer has generated controversy according to an article in today's Deseret News - mostly due to the comments that people have made in response to it. (NOTE: I personally do not condone the violent commments made in response to … Continue reading Tasers: A Form of Torture?

The Problem with Guns

I've been thinking a lot about guns lately - since there was a shooting and mass murder here in Salt Lake last week. It's so easy for anyone to get a gun. So I have some thoughts. 1. Gun permits should be treated like a drivers license. Go to school. Take a written, vision and … Continue reading The Problem with Guns

Violence Against Women and the Disabled

My job as an educator has me working with students with disabilties. I get to attend a lot of trainings and workshops offered by the state. Today I attended a seminar on Fair Housing and Assistive Technology, organized by the Disability Law Center and held at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually … Continue reading Violence Against Women and the Disabled