Should the ADA Be Weakened?

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The US House is deciding tomorrow or Thursday whether or not to weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA Education and Reform Act, or H.R.620 is scheduled for a vote in the next day or two. Please contact your congressional representative immediately and let him or her know your feelings. For more information on the ADA, please visit the ADA National Network.  The DisabilityScoop article is also helpful.

Anyone know the story behind HR 620 being introduced?

From Heather Ansley, Associate General Counsel for Corporate and Government Relations, Paralyzed Veterans of America; Jennifer Mathis, Director of Policy and Legal Advocacy, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, and Vania LeveileSenior Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union, we get this take:

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Here is the bill itself:

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For you legal eagles, here’s the current ADA.

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