Tag Archives: PTSD

For Vets, for crime victims, PTSD testimony must remain admissible

One sentence from The Committee to Stop FBI Repression’s press release concerning Rasmea Odeh today screams out for attention, for the sake of crime victims like Rasmea, and for the sake of disabled Vets: “Now that this Court has properly … Continue reading

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Justice for Rasmea? Maybe. It matters to Vets. And millions of others.

We don’t expect the deaf to to hear when dealing with our bureaucracy; nor do we expect the blind to see, or the paralyzed to walk. But we do expect those with PTSD to not have have PTSD when they’re … Continue reading

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UK watching US brutally criminalize epilepsy (yet again)

Alabama woman claims she and daughter were tazed by police after teenager suffered seizure – Americas – World – The Independent A woman from Alabama has claimed that police officers repeatedly used tazers on her and her daughter after the … Continue reading

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A disheartening @CorizonHealth commercial re #DeadInmates

Advocates Launch Allegheny County Jail Health Justice Project | 90.5 WESA A month ago, Frank Smart made a phone call from the Allegheny County Jail declaring that he was not receiving his anti-seizure medication. A few hours later – after … Continue reading

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Vets v Politics: More of the AZ story.

Meet the Researcher Who Was Fired After Trying to Give Weed to Veterans | VICE News I am a lifelong Republican, and I am very conservative. This is going to make me sound like a liberal but I’ll say it: … Continue reading

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Vets v Politics: Vets lose again. But you can help.

Petition | University of Arizona: Dont Terminate Research — Reinstate Doc Sisley! | Change.org I was ecstatic my school was going to house Dr. Sisley’s study and find out just how marijuana works to alleviate PTSD symptoms. That was until … Continue reading

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@BarackObama: It’s time to secure this Marine’s release.

Petition | Release U.S.M.C. Sgt. Tahmooressi imprisoned in Mexico. | Change.org On March 31 he got lost while driving, made a wrong turn in the border town of San Ysidro, CA and within yards of that wrong turn, found himself … Continue reading

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