Activists speak out against the purchase of Tasers for Columbia police officers

Monday, June 30, 2008 | 9:55 p.m. CDT; updated 8:51 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 26, 2008

COLUMBIA — Four Columbia advocacy organizations showed videos Monday morning of women being Tasered by police officers to make this point: the City Council should reconsider its June 2 decision to approve the purchase of enough Tasers to arm most Columbia patrol officers.