Text of Ray Sandford’s Statement to Minnesota State Legislature

Filed Under: sandford Because of Ray Sandford’s campaign against his forced electroshock, the Minnesota State Legislature is holding a public hearing today on the topic of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and individuals who are committed in the state mental health system. Ray Sandford has issued a signed statement for today’s hearing. For many Wednesdays, Ray Sandford…

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…

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]…