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Study Shows Voters With Disabilities Face Access Barriers
Society & Culture  (tags: disabilities, fairness, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, news, society, sadness, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 719 days ago - usatoday.com
Voter turnout for people with disabilities is 11 percentage points lower than non-disabled, a number that "doesn't appear to be shrinking significantly," said Lisa Schur of Rutgers University, co-author of the study in Social Science Quarterly
Support California's FAIR Education Act and Stop the Discrimination Against the LGBT Community ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, gayrights, disabilities, environment )

Cher Away
- 1053 days ago - forcechange.com
This past July, California governor Jerry Brown signed off on a landmark legislation which would require public school teachers to include in their lessons contributions made by the LGBT community (as well as people with disabilities) to society.
Help Children With Disabilities Survive the Horn of Africa Famine ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, disabilities, protection, famine, health )

Cher Away
- 1065 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Support cbm Canada's efforts to provide food aid to the most vulnerable children and families living with disabilities in the Horn of Africa.
Free Americans With Disabilities From Institutions: Pass the Community Choice Act ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, disabilities, environment, protection )

Cher Away
- 1073 days ago - forcechange.com
Require state Medicaid programs to fund independent living arrangements for people with severe disabilities by passing the Community Choice Act.
ACTION ALERT: Help Kids With Special Needs Succeed in School ! - PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, school, education, congress, disabilities, development )

Simone
- 1175 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Every year, millions of children with disabilities or at risk of developmental delays enter school already behind other kids their age. Without early therapy and treatment, many will never catch up.
Don't Ignore Disability in the Fight Against Poverty ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, disabilities, poverty )

Cher Away
- 1349 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Half a billion people -- mostly the poorest of the poor -- live with physical, sensory or intellectual disabilities in the developing world. Disability hurts entire families and communities, often with one less person contributing to the family income
Clampdown on Disability Bullying
Society & Culture  (tags: disability, school, disabilities, disabled, children, child, society, special needs, bullying, education, prevention, interesting )

Mandy
- 2268 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Schools in England are being advised on how to stop the bullying of children with special needs or disabilities.
CHICAGO Haunted House Gives ALL Guests a Scare!
Society & Culture  (tags: Halloween, haunted houses, access for handicap, accommodations for handicapped, family-oriented fun, disabilities, wheelchairs, low spooky displays )

K. A.
- 2464 days ago - suburbanchicagonews.com
Haunted house that scares, but also accommodates visitors who have disabilities...this one has no maze, no pitch-black sections and no tight corners. The pathways are wide enough for walkers and wheelchairs, and the spooky vignettes are staged low enough
Babies Aborted for Minor Disabilities
Society & Culture  (tags: enland, children, babies, abortion, disabilities, minor, society, women, ethics, crime )

Jacquelin
- 2473 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
MORE than 50 babies with club feet were aborted in just one area of England in a three-year period, according to new statistics. Thirty-seven babies with cleft lips or palates and 26 with extra or webbed fingers or toes were also aborted. The data
Virginia: Veteran POW-MIA Riders Inc Motorcycle Ride, Auction to Benefit Local Charity
Society & Culture  (tags: Community, Charity, Veterans, POW/MIA, Motorcycle benefit, disabilities, mental retardation, humans, ethics, family, freedoms, GoodNews, interesting )

Barb
- 2521 days ago - newsleader.com
Veteran POW-MIA Riders Inc. will conduct its fourth annual motorcycle benefit ride Sept. 22. This year, Camp Still Meadows, a nonprofit organization that serves people with mental retardation and physical disabilities in Harrisonburg and the Shenandoah Va
Wounded's Sacrifice Slips Through System
Society & Culture  (tags: soldier, wounded, war, iraq, disabilities, victims, military, wounded, sacrifice, recognition, politics, goverment, heros, USA, society, honor )

RED
- 2564 days ago - recordnet.com
As of July 18, the military reported 4,025 dead and 28,207 wounded in action. Many of those are victims of brain injuries from improvised explosive devices, the enemy's weapon of choice.
   

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