Can a Frog of a President Turn into a Prince? (Bush and Proposed ADA Law Revision)
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A goofy image to draw attention to the news tonight that the Bush Administration is proposing a major revision to US ADA law! The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 may be revised significantly when it becomes part of the Federal Register Tuesday June 17 when the 60 day comment period on proposed changes is in place. This would be the first time that ADA law has significant changes that impact millions of Americans.
The article in the New York Times tonight gives details here:
Here is the lead snippet:
"The Bush administration is about to propose far-reaching new rules that would give people with disabilities greater access to tens of thousands of courtrooms, swimming pools, golf courses, stadiums, theaters, hotels and retail stores.
The proposal would substantially update and rewrite federal standards for enforcement of the Americans With Disabilities Act, a landmark civil rights law passed with strong bipartisan support in 1990. The new rules would set more stringent requirements in many areas and address some issues for the first time, in an effort to meet the needs of an aging population and growing numbers of disabled war veterans."
Let me point out right away that this is the FIRST TIME that I’ve seen Bush and his Administration do something right in a big way. All who know me would realize how amazed I am about this unexpected development. In comments with this image I will share other thoughts about what could be far-reaching changes in American society with respect to disability rights.
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