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SHOCKING: 15-Year-Old Girl Raped, Police Dismiss the Case Because Victim and Attackers Have "Low IQs"
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, sexual assault, violence, women, girls, 15 yo girl, three boys, mentally challenged, handicapped, New York state, police, case dismissed, no justice, Martin De Porres Academy, Long Island, teacher present, nothing done )

Brian
- 563 days ago - alternet.org
"In some of the most disturbing and sickening news of the day, New York state police have decided that a 15-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by three boys was in fact not sexually assaulted because both she and the boys are mentally handicapped. "
Wheelchair-Bound Woman Sexually Assaulted in Park City
Society & Culture  (tags: women, raped, crime, sick society, handicapped )

Lone
- 1846 days ago - ksl.com
PARK CITY -- Police are hoping someone saw a man who sexually assaulted a woman on July 11th
Special Olympians Compete in Summer Games
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Special Olympics, disabled, handicapped, freedoms, GoodNews )

Dee
- 1917 days ago - capitalnews9.com
CAPITAL REGION, N.Y- More than 700 athletes from across the Capital Region got together to show off their skills in the Special Olympics. The Special Olympics New York 2009 Capital District Region Summer Games were held at two locations Saturday.
Report Warns of Student Injuries, Even Deaths, at the Hands of Teachers
Society & Culture  (tags: Government Accountability, Schools, children, handicapped, abuse, death, crime, law, rights )

Dee
- 1929 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Julie Quill said she knew something wasn't right when her son Shawn, 11, came home from his Boston-area school one day last year with a cut lip and a limp."Shawn isn't verbal so he couldn't tell me what was going on,"
Disabled Passengers Struggle With Subway
Society & Culture  (tags: handicapped, disabled, wheelchairs, subway, public transit, accessibility, rights, americans, arts, transportation )

Lisa
- 2495 days ago - newsweek.com
Handicapped passengers struggle with big-city transit systems; some sue for improvements For handicapped New Yorkers, a trip aboard the city's subway system means confronting a series of obstacles _ and indignities.
Petitions For The Disabled.
Society & Culture  (tags: handicapped, disabled, petitions, activists, americans, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, politics, rights, usa )

Rabbit
- 2562 days ago - care2.com
There are many petitions for you to sign near the bottom if you would like to help disabled people to get the rights they deserve. Please at least consider reading the petitions on the links provided and signing if you agree.
   

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