Minnesota Disability Law Center

Minnesota Disability Law Center Every state has a federally-funded protection and advocacy agency to provide free help to people with disabilities who need it. In Minnesota it is Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC). Name: Minnesota Disability Law Center MDLC is the federally-funded “protection and advocacy” agency in Minnesota, headed by Pamela Hoopes. MDLC has announced…

Marybeth Dorn was judge who continued Ray Sandford’s forced electroshock

Marybeth Dorn was the Ramsey County District Probate Judge who in December 2008, signed the order to continue the involuntary electroshock (also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT) and neuroleptic drugging of Ray. Name: Marybeth Dorn, Ramsey County District Probate Judge City/State:  St. Paul, Minnesota Marybeth Dorn was the Ramsey County District Probate Judge who, in December…

Keith Ellison is Ray’s elected US representative

MindFreedom has contacted Ray’s state and federal elected officials, including US Representative Keith Ellison, to ask about Ray’s campaign against his ongoing involuntary electroshock, also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT. MindFreedom has not heard back from Rep. Keith Ellison. Name: Keith Ellison, US Representative for Ray Sandford City/State: Office is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Connection…

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America [ELCA]

One of the largest Christian denominations in the USA is the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America [ELCA]. Their six regional districts in Minnesota, called Synods, own the agency that provides general guardianship to Ray Sandford. Name:  Evangelical Lutheran Church in America [ELCA] Located: Headquarters is in Chicago, but of course, since they are one of…

Governor Tim Pawlenty

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty could at least express concern about the ongoing involuntary electroshock of Minnesota citizen Ray Sandford. Hundreds of people have contacted the office of Gov. Pawlenty. Unfortunately, his office has actually supported the “safety and legality” of Ray’s forced electroshock. Name: Governor Tim Pawlenty City/State: Saint Paul, Minnesota Connection to Ray’s case: Governor Pawlenty could…

Richard R. Pettingill, Allina CEO

The CEO of the hospital chain where Ray Sandford receives his forced electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is Richard R. Pettingill. Allina owns Mercy Hospital, where Ray receives his involuntary ongoing maintenance outpatient electroshock. Name: Richard Pettingill, Allina CEO City/State: Minneapolis, MN Connection to Ray’s case: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President of the enormous Allina Hospitals and…

Say No to Electroshock

Info Comité Pare-chocs is holding a gathering on Mother’s Day to protest ECT, highlighting the fact that it is used much more frequently on women than on men. What Social Event When May 09, 2009 from 07:00 AM to 09:00 AM Where Montreal, Quebec, Canada Contact Name pare-chocs@hotmail.com Contact Phone (514) 525-5060 Add event to…