Tear Gas is a Women’s Issue: Men, Stand Up for Women!
Many who know me personally know that I have been fighting for justice for the loss of my first pregnancy to CS gas exposure (a.k.a. “tear gas”) since 2011. I started the website, http://banteargasnow.com, in order to compile my research for others who may be facing the same tragedy, lost and alone, fighting against forces with much more money, and therefore seemingly more power. At first, I received insults, laughing off the effects of tear gas. Then I received thanks from other activists who also understood the dangers of tear gas. I received requests for help. I received encouragement that I wasn’t alone in my battle against producers of tear gas and the government which allows its continued production and distribution.
Tear gas was banned for use in conventional warfare, yet it is still used to prevent domestic dissent (in violation of the First Amendment in US, and several aspects…
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