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Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Group urges ban on use of Tasers, pepper spray in schools

Citing new federal guidelines and recent violent incidents between school police officers and students, a coalition of interest groups has asked the Texas Education Agency to ban the use of “less lethal” weapons, including Tasers and pepper spray, on students.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

ACLU sues feds over excessive force claim

The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday filed a lawsuit against what the advocacy group claims are egregious abuses of power within the ranks of border law enforcement.

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