Tag Archives: Americans With Disabilities Act

Infringing on Sovereignty

Tuesday, the United States Senate failed to ratify the United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities in a 61-38 vote where two thirds majority was required. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa voted against ratification of the treaty, saying … Continue reading

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Dave Loebsack Champions Disability Rights

This was a letter to the editor published in the Iowa City Press-Citizen In the state of Iowa we are fortunate to have a great Sen. Tom Harkin, who helped write and pass into law the landmark Americans with Disabilities … Continue reading

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