Taser Pain May Be Considered by Supreme Court as Excessive Force

The Seattle police officers say they chose one of the safest tools in their arsenal when they used a Taser gun against a pregnant woman resisting arrest. Before using the device one officer asked, "Well where do you want to do it?" according to court papers. Another counseled, "Well, don't do it in her stomach, do it in her thigh." The woman, who was 60 days from her due date, was tased three times in less than a minute. A lawyer for the woman says the officers used excessive force. "The...Full Story
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