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Pregnant mother hit with stun gun, claims excessive force
Tampa Tribune ^ | 5/5/12 | Jeff Patterson

Posted on 05/07/2012 10:17:56 AM PDT by ruralvoter

A woman who is eight-months pregnant with her sixteenth child is claiming police brutality after she says Tampa officers used a stun gun on her.

Tampa police arrested Angel Adams, 39, this week and charged her with battery on a law enforcement officer after a scuffle when police came to her home to talk to one of her sons. She says the stun gun endangered her life -- and the life of her unborn child.

Adams, 39, first made headlines two years ago when she was evicted from her apartment, then moved into a small motel room with 12 of her 15 children. Her story angered many when she angrily demanded, "Somebody needs to pay for all of this."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: angeladams; fraud; poverty; welfare; welfarequeen
Video at link.
1 posted on 05/07/2012 10:18:01 AM PDT by ruralvoter
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To: ruralvoter

The taser was supposed to be a less-dangerous alternative to shooting or a beatdown when police found themselves under attack. It ain’t perfect, but it beats the beatdown hands down, so to speak. Was the cop supposed to just let himself get pummeled by this expectant but unruly “lady”?


2 posted on 05/07/2012 10:25:53 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: ruralvoter

Pro-life Democrat?


3 posted on 05/07/2012 10:33:39 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: ruralvoter

Too bad this woman can’t be sterilized.... I mean 16 kids and she claims to be all of 39....She can’t afford any fof them and wants to pay for all of them and more.....words elude me


4 posted on 05/07/2012 10:34:13 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: ruralvoter
...pregnant with her sixteenth child...

Wow

5 posted on 05/07/2012 10:34:49 AM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: ruralvoter

Angel Adams is hands down winner of the 2012 Ghettofabulous Award.


6 posted on 05/07/2012 10:37:03 AM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Only 400 or so people killed with them!


7 posted on 05/07/2012 10:38:20 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: ruralvoter; HiTech RedNeck; GeronL

I remember this woman!

Look I am not saying what she did is correct and she is certainly no angel but I don’t want to see her unborn harmed!

I am sure they can find some burly female officer, like “Frau” from Austin Powers to subdue her without using a stun gun!


8 posted on 05/07/2012 10:40:03 AM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: ruralvoter
"Somebody needs to pay for all of this."

That would be you and your husband, Mrs. Adams.

You are "Mrs." Adams, right?

You do have a husband, don't you?

9 posted on 05/07/2012 10:41:12 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Husband? What’s that?


10 posted on 05/07/2012 10:47:12 AM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Oh shes correct someone does need to pay. All of the baby’s daddy’s when they get out of jail. I believe in one article the last baby daddy is in the big house.


11 posted on 05/07/2012 10:48:40 AM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Something tells me the beatdowns of old were worse. If anything about the taser, maybe its seeming harmlessness makes it easier to countenance bringing it out than bringing out the head bopping batons.


12 posted on 05/07/2012 10:51:07 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Was the cop supposed to just let himself get pummeled by this expectant but unruly “lady”?

Any cop of either gender and any size who can't deal with this kind of situation without drawing a weapon doesn't belong on the force.

13 posted on 05/07/2012 10:52:22 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Morgana
At age 21, it would seem that Miss Angel Adams (the younger) is old enough to be paying for herself.

Instead, she's getting in fights with cops.

14 posted on 05/07/2012 10:55:26 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“Only 400 or so people killed with them!”

Reputable source?


15 posted on 05/07/2012 11:03:58 AM PDT by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: ruralvoter

“Somebody needs to pay for all of this.”

Well... apparently she came up with a solution. Lawsuit.

Is she a hyphenated citizen?


16 posted on 05/07/2012 11:16:16 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: dangerdoc

Tasers have killed at least 500 Americans
http://rt.com/usa/news/500-taser-law-enforcement-503/

Ja, ja, I know. It’s the Ruskies. But I trust them more than I do our own LSM. I never thought I’d live to see the day I would say that.


17 posted on 05/07/2012 11:18:49 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: UCANSEE2

“Is she a hyphenated citizen?”


No, just one of “Holder’s people”.


18 posted on 05/07/2012 11:19:29 AM PDT by Student0165 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: ConservaTexan
...pregnant with her sixteenth child...

Any child support?


19 posted on 05/07/2012 11:19:43 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

You assume the cop is telling the truth? I don’t make that assumption anymore. However, it would be hard to beleive the welfare queen as well. I have read other stories of cops abusing families, killing dogs, etc. when a suspect they are after runs home.

They should not have rewarded her insanity by giving her that house and leaving those kids in her care. With that many children and an insane mom, we are going to be hearing a lot of trouble out of that family.


20 posted on 05/07/2012 11:25:04 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: ruralvoter

Until we tax-payers stand up and say ‘enough’, we can expect more and more of this, and worse. So far, being an optimst, I think there might be as high as 2% of the US population that sees this as a problem.


21 posted on 05/07/2012 11:30:17 AM PDT by mad puppy (Not my first choice, but I will vote for Mitt over Obama any time.)
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To: ruralvoter

“A woman who is eight-months pregnant with her sixteenth child ... ‘Somebody needs to pay for all of this.’”

Yet, I’ve heard vicious comments made about the Duggers, none of whom accept government entitlements. Yet 16 children, at age 39 and she demands “somebody needs to pay?”

Let this go viral so taxpayers know where their hard earned money is going.

Sterilization or IUD should be a condition of accepting welfare.


22 posted on 05/07/2012 11:36:54 AM PDT by Bon of Babble (The Road to Ruin is Always Kept in Good Repair)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
"Something tells me the beatdowns of old were worse. If anything about the taser, maybe its seeming harmlessness makes it easier to countenance bringing it out than bringing out the head bopping batons."

No. During the '70s and before, police agencies preferred men with previous combat training--men who wouldn't become hysterical and overdo it. They were also more often in better shape and had wives and kids much more often than police today. With drunks and the like, police of several decades past more often worked like most bouncers did, simply grappling with the unruly to haul them in (half Nelson, armlocks and the like). The whack to the head was most often reserved for use by small cops against gigantic, terrible, Medieval monsters (drunken neighborhood muscle bullies), against others with non-firearm weapons, against disobedient prisoners in penitentiaries and the like.

They really don't make like they used to. But you know, people get the government that they deserve. Hundreds of thousands of newly fallen middle class folks (laid off government income recipients and service business folks depending on them for revenues) are in for a shock soon. They'll become those that they've learned to hate. The bond collapse is coming, and there's no way to hide.


23 posted on 05/07/2012 11:54:30 AM PDT by familyop ("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: ruralvoter
"I told officers, 'Don't come in my house. You don't have a search warrant," she said.

Just out of curiosity, did they need a search warrant?

24 posted on 05/07/2012 12:13:12 PM PDT by eccentric (a.k.a. baldwidow)
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To: ruralvoter
A woman who is eight-months pregnant with her sixteenth child is claiming police brutality after she says Tampa officers used a stun gun on her.

“Crime, once exposed, has no refuge but in audacity.” -Tacitus

25 posted on 05/07/2012 12:37:14 PM PDT by Age of Reason
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To: ruralvoter
A woman who is eight-months pregnant with her sixteenth child

I wonder if there are 16 different fathers?

26 posted on 05/07/2012 12:37:31 PM PDT by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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To: ruralvoter

[SKIP O’ROURKE | Times]

Angel Yulee Adams looks away from Judge Tracy Sheehan Monday as officials tell of the home, furnishings and relief given to her in Tampa. She complains about the agencies.

27 posted on 05/07/2012 1:03:10 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Morgana

WHat kind of wimpy police forces do we have where 7 year old boys and pregnant women who act up in school get tazed?


28 posted on 05/07/2012 4:21:16 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL

The cop carrying the taser was tazed. He has probably either tazed another cop or caught one of his cop brothers when they were being tazed. They all joke about the experience. Apparantly by the time, you are carrying a taser on the street, you get pretty desensitized about the whole affair.

Security where I work just got tasers, they laughed for weeks about the experience of being tazed.


29 posted on 05/07/2012 4:34:34 PM PDT by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: dangerdoc

desensitized is right, I think the goal was for it to have the opposite effect


30 posted on 05/07/2012 4:39:12 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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