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11
Nov

We do all of this because we believe in the importance of an inclusive Jewish community, and that it is our responsibility to ensure people with disabilities are included when making important decisions about everyday Jewish life and our Jewish future. Read more: Convention on Persons With Disabilities, Americans With Disabilities Act, Disability, Jewish Federations of North America, Disabilities, Jewish Federations, Convention on Rights of Persons With Disabilities, Religion News Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-daroff/fostering-inclusion-and-independence_b_4229065.html

08
Nov

As it is often cited in the US in various contexts, we should not leave anyone behind. Progress in our societies will be meaningful when it provides dignity to all and when it is inclusive. Read more: Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Americans With Disabilities Act, Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities, Disability Rights, Religion News Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amb-ufuk-gokcen/cooperative-progress-on-d_b_4239967.html

25
Oct

In a democratic society, voting is a fundamental right for everyone; however, people with disabilities are often overlooked when it comes to the polling place. Read more: Accessibility, Voting-Rights, Americans With Disabilities Act, Human Rights, 2012 Election, Disability, Help America Vote Act, 2008 Election, Government Accountability Office, National-Council-on-Disability, Voting, Disability Vote, People With Disabilities, Politics News Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kristin-duquette/the-disability-vote_b_4164910.html

25
Oct

The Senate must ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as soon as it can be considered. This treaty is good for American citizens, for American business, for American values and leadership, and for millions across the globe. It is, simply put, the right thing to do. Read more: Americans With Disabilities Act, U.S. Senate, Disability, Disabilities, Jewish Federations of North America, Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities, Politics News Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-daroff/ensuring-the-rights-of-pe_b_4163847.html

08
Oct

By Tiffiny Carlson, The Mobility Resource The Americans with Disabilities Act may have been passed over 23 years ago, but apparently that still isn... Read more: Accessible Parking, Americans With Disabilities Act, Ada, Disabilities Parking, Disabilities, Accessible Restrooms, Disabled Parking, Impact News Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/08/ada-violations_n_4064270.html

04
Oct

It makes about as much sense to grant the right of a person with significant visual limitations to own a gun as it does for us to drive a Mack Truck! Read more: Wait Until Dark, Second Amendment, Americans With Disabilities Act, Civils Right Act, Voting Rights Act, Roe v. Wade, Iowa, Gun Control, Omar Grant, Fourteenth Amendment, Audrey Hepburn, Politics News Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/warren-j-blumenfeld/iowa-blind-gun-owners_b_4032692.html