08 Jun '12, 7pm

Justice For 8 Month Pregnant Woman Tasered By Chicago Police | Care2 Causes

Justice For 8 Month Pregnant Woman Tasered By Chicago Police | Care2 Causes

The family of a pregnant woman who was reportedly Tasered by police says they plan to file complaints against the officers who arrested her. Tiffany Rent, who is 8 months pregnant, was in the parking lot of a Walgreen’s late Tuesday night, when she was approached by Chicago police who ticketed her for parking in a handicapped space, according to WGN . Rent parked there because she was trying to calm down her 3-year-old daughter. She tried to explain what happened, but the police officers wouldn’t listen. Instead, they gave her a ticket for $200. The police report says that Rent tore up the ticket and threw it at the officer. At this point, the police, who had blocked her in, started insulting her, and Rent got into her car because she was scared. They tasered her through the window, and her fiance, Joseph Hobbs, father of the unborn child, had his elbow dislocated while tr...

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