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The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities
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Susan Henderson Sep 19
Why were patients CHAINED inside???? "The deputies in the van were rescued and taken to the hospital, according to our source, but the patients were chained in the back of the van."
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Lawrence Carter-Long Sep 18
ICYMI: Unknown Refugees... people reluctantly uprooted from their homes in red states who move to blue ones in search of better public supports & services. It’s been going on for decades and still occurs today, reminds .
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Kate Aronoff Sep 14
Who among us does not have a ready-made list of 65 women to say you did not rape them in high school
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ACLU Sep 14
BREAKING: A court in Michigan rejected the idea that taxpayer-funded adoption agencies should be able to discriminate based on religious objections to same-sex couples, allowing our challenge to move forward.
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Carol Tyson Sep 14
Getting ready to learn @ the Transportation and Infrastructure from Black Women Leaders panel. 145B if you’re near the DC convention center.
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DREDF Sep 14
Self-determination holds that people must have the freedom, authority and autonomy to exercise control over our own lives and our bodies. 's ruling in Doe ex. rel. Tarlow v. DC, suggests he believes otherwise.
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DREDF Sep 14
Do you believe that even if a person is deemed "legally incompetent" to make medical decisions that they should be given a chance to express their wishes or preferences about medical treatment? Judge Kavanaugh dismissed this idea in 2007.
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DREDF Sep 14
Why Opposes Judge 's Appointment to the . Discover here:
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DREDF Sep 14
Judge Kavanaugh doesn't believe that people with intellectual have the right to express their wishes about medical treatment -- including elective surgery. We strongly disagree.
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DREDF Sep 14
. report: "Nepal has no academic curriculum for children with intellectual disabilities, including children with Down syndrome."
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DREDF Sep 14
Call Today! Tell Senators to "Vote No on Kavanaugh" -
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DREDF Sep 14
Why oppose Kavanaugh's SCOTUS nomination? Because he ruled it is acceptable to perform elective surgery on people w/intellectual without consent. As says, robbing people of their autonomy & self-determination is unacceptable.
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DREDF Sep 13
TAKE ACTION on Friday, Sept 14 to ! His record on disability issues is harmful. Join the National Call-in Day by calling your Senator to ask them to vote NO on the nomination. See for details.
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Raquel Willis Sep 12
On Friday, Sept. 14 at 12pm PT//3pm ET, join the National Moment of Silence for Black Trans Women. Vontashia Bell, 18, Shreveport, LA Dejanay Stanton, 20, Chicago, IL Shantee Tucker, 30, Philadelphia, PA Londonn Moore Kinard, 20, North Port, FL Take !
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Raquel Willis Sep 12
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Of the 20 known murders of trans folks in the U.S. in 2018, 14 have been Black trans women. On Friday, take up public space w/ your folks, say the names of the women taken this year, hold a moment of silence, and demand action for Black trans lives!
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DREDF Sep 12
Reporting from the civil rights trenches at the CA Civil Rights Coalition meeting: of on federal judiciary, Tom Saenz of on , of  on racial justice, and Amy Everett of on .
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California Special Needs Law Group Sep 12
Fearless without being disrespectful is Juliet Barrazas motto when it comes to working as an advocate for students with special needs. Listen to her interview here:
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Judy Heumann Sep 12
My is is an author, a creator, motivational speaker, and momma. Sheena is a proud Deaf woman who knows that talking gets you nowhere, doing does! Tune into tonight to
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Henry A.J. Ramos Sep 11
NEXT WEEK: Ahead of this year's pivotal mid-term elections, join me to discuss next-stage strategies for progressive activism, organizing & policy change w/ leaders from & :
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DREDF Sep 8
The Architectural Barriers Act is 50 this year. Hugh Gallagher, a Senate aide & wheelchair user, who faced barriers at gov't buildings helped draft the ABA. He said, "I wanted accessibility to be one of the items on the checklist of designers and builders."
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