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…

Ray Sandford Forced Electroshock Video

Info Ray Sandford Forced Electroshock Video This five-minute video by IndyMedia of Minnesota shows Ray Sandford, his mom, and a mental health advocate speak out against Ray’s ongoing, involuntary, outpatient electroshock (also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT). To view this content the following requirements must be fulfilled: Adobe Flash Player version 9,0,28,0 or later…

Plans for peaceful protests: May Day For Ray!

Info by David W. Oaks — last modified Mar 12, 2009 10:24 AM Filed Under: electroshock In early May, MindFreedom’s board member Al Galves, Phd and director David Oaks are flying into Minneapolis/St. Paul to attend peaceful protests, strategy sessions and rallies to support Ray Sandford. by David W. Oaks, Director, MindFreedom Ray calls the…

The film “Revolutionary Road” features a character who experiences forced electroshock.

Info by David W. Oaks — last modified Feb 07, 2009 12:01 PM Filed Under: electroshock As a MindFreedom alert notes, Ray Sandford is a real human being who is receiving forced electroshock. Michael Shannon is an actor who has been nominated for an Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actor” for playing an electroshock survivor…

Mercy Hospital – Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Ray Sandford receives his ongoing maintenance outpatient electroshock at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, about 15 miles north of his residence. Name:Mercy Hospital 4050 Coon Rapids Blvd. Coon Rapids, MN 55433 Connection to Ray’s case: This is the hospital where Ray receives his involuntary electroshock. Public position on Ray Sandford’s forced outpatient electroshock: Supports…

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: Silence about forced electroshock, but sarcasm from Ms. Miriam Woolbert

Info by David W. Oaks — last modified Jan 26, 2009 12:50 PM Filed Under: electroshock MindFreedom asked for the agency funded by taxpayers to be Ray’s “general guardian,” along with the church that owns the agency, to speak out about against forced electroshock. So far they have refused. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America [ELCA]…

More information about Campaign to End Ray Sandford’s Forced Electroshocks

Info More information about Campaign to End Ray Sandford’s Forced Electroshocks Here you’ll find documents that can help provide background to have “no more shocks for Ray.” Letter from advocate Charlie McCarthy about Ray Sandford’s forced electroshock Long-time mental health rights advocate Charlie McCarthy criticizes the “best interest” approach of Ray Sandford’s general guardians, Lutheran…