Taser Stun Gun Use Sparks Safety Concerns

Tasers, the powerful stun guns used by police, are now available to consumers. The manufacturer says they are an effective and safe way for people to protect themselves, but human rights groups disagree and are calling for a ban. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.