Alert: Protect Charles Helmer from forced electro-shock in Minnesota, USA! His next scheduled shock is Friday, April 23rd. Shield members, thank you for the hundreds of letters and emails. Please continue to take action to stop the next shock!

  Shield Alert Update for Charles Helmer 4/10/2021 This is to let you know Charles Helmer was electroshocked against his will last Friday, April 9th despite our combined efforts.  His next shock is scheduled for April 23rd and then another one two weeks later. There is no time to waste to stop the next shock.…

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MFI Informs National Council for Independent Living About the Need for Informed Consent and Supported Decision Making in Congregate Living Facilities. Read Full Letter HERE

Shield and Intersectional Rights Protection An Update from the NCIL Mental Health Subcommittee  Successful comics can be particularly good at recognizing what hovers below the illusions that most of us accept as unchallenged reality. The late George Carlin exposes one of the myths that many of us accept. He riffs that it is comforting to…