Powerful next-gen Taser guns sparks fears over misuse against black Britain

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

TASER_X2_Defender__2016Home Secretary Amber Rudd's decision to green light the next generation of Taser guns is a retrograde step, which may well prove to be a matter of life and death for black Britons. These well founded fears have been sparked in the wake of data showing that those known to have a mental health condition are four times more likely to die after police use force against them, and that black people of African descent are three times more likely to be subject to this firearm than their white counterparts.



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