Protest to Be Held in Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda to Stop Ray’s Shock

Info May Day for Ray. On Friday, 1 May 2009, in St. Paul, Minnesota, MindFreedom will hold a peaceful protest of Ray Sandford’s ongoing court-ordered involuntary outpatient electroshock, also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT. (Updated with new speakers list!) Ray Sandford has had more than 40 involuntary, outpatient electroshocks. Update: Below release is new…

Protest Held Inside Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda to Stop Ray’s Shock

Info Associated Press gave national coverage to a MindFreedom protest to support in Minnesota for the human rights of Ray Sandford: may Day for Ray. Activists from four states protested Ray Sandford’s ongoing court-ordered involuntary outpatient electroshock, also known as electroconvulsive therapy or ECT. [Update: 10 May 2009.] Al Galves, PhD, of New Mexico spoke…

Psychiatrist Dean K. Knudson, who has ordered Ray Sandford’s forced electroshocks, may quit

Info Because of public pressure, Ray Sandford’s main psychiatrist Dean K. Knudson (shown here) may quit the case. Dr. Knudson has been ordering Ray’s ongoing involuntary outpatient electroshock. Dean K. Knudson, above, is reportedly quitting as Ray Sandford’s psychiatrist because of public pressure about Ray’s forced electroshock. For updates and more info on Ray Campaign…

Your Tax Dollars at Work: MindFreedom Launches “Web of Link$” Around Ray Sandford

Info What a terrible coincidence. It’s confirmed: Ray received one of his forced outpatient electroshocks on USA Tax Day, 15 April 2009. MindFreedom issued a list of organizations and individuals who get public funding, directly or indirectly, and who are somehow involved with Ray Sandford’s life. A few are helping Ray, but many are not.…

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…