Americans With Disabilities Act

Opponents of International Disabilities Treaty: More Abortions If Disabled are Guaranteed Equal Rights

Opponents of International Disabilities Treaty: More Abortions If Disabled are Guaranteed Equal Rights
The Obama administration is pushing for ratification of a U.N. accord on the rights of the disabled less than a year after Senate Republicans rejected pleas for its passage from two former GOP presidential nominees and delivered a stinging rebuke to a global treaty modeled largely on American law.
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Bradley Klapper
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Step Off: Abercrombie Brand Hollister Violating Disabilities Act

Step Off: Abercrombie Brand Hollister Violating Disabilities Act
Abercrombie & Fitch surf-themed brand Hollister uses steps at many of its storefronts to create a beach shack atmosphere, steps that potential customers in wheelchairs can't exactly use in an effort to buy $40 t-shirts. It's a clear violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but the corporate clothier isn't going without a fight.
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Feds Probe Denver for Violating Deaf Prisoner Rights

Feds Probe Denver for Violating Deaf Prisoner Rights
The federal Justice Department is investigating Denver – which touts itself as “one of America’s most accessible cities” — for failing to provide sign-language interpreters for deaf prisoners.
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