Tear Gas Is Illegal in War, So Why Is It Used Domestically?

Police in Ferguson, Mo., have used tear gas against protesters, though it's a weapon so dangerous it's considered illegal chemical warfare.
Aug 19, 2014·
Samantha Cowan is an associate editor for culture.

Ferguson-born singer-songwriter and volunteer C. Jay Conrod calls in to talk about safety on the streets, including the dangerous effects of tear gas.

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