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Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, discrimination, protection )

Cher
- 516 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The r-word - "retarded" - is still used colloquially in America by people unaware of its harmful effects on those with real disabilities. Pledge to stand with R-Word and let's bring an end to this derogatory word!



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AniMae Chi (432)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:10 am
You have added your voice to Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities
 

jeanne schreurs (204)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:13 am
You Did It!

You have added your voice to Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities
 

Elizabeth O. (88)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:13 am
Signed.
 

Ljiljana Milic (108)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:25 am
You have added your voice to Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities
Thank you Cher.
 

Kit B. (276)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:28 am

In truth I believe it's more about the attitude and less about the vocabulary. Those who genuinely care, will not use a hurtful vocabulary, those who do not will continue to be intentionally hurtful.

You Did It!

You have added your voice to Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities.
 

. (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:48 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Joe R. (190)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:00 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Natasha Salgado (577)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:15 am
Done
 

Nicole W. (644)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:19 am
s/s, ty Cher
 

KAREN SickAgain G. (226)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:50 am
Worse than swear words S&N
 

Ruth L. (310)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:57 am
Signed/noted. Thanks Cher
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:01 am
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)
 

Mary T. (321)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:07 am
Thank you Cher - signed & noted
 

Lisa Neste (711)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:29 am
YOU DID IT!
You have added your voice to Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:30 am
Signed and noted.
19 supporters. 2,500 needed !
 

Monica T. (294)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:52 am
Done! Thanks, Cher
 

. (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:23 am
done. I don't know if that word is used out of ignorance, but I believe it must be. People with disabilities suffer enough. No labels need be attached.
 

Mike M. (56)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:24 am
N&S #22
 

. (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:02 am
#24 Pledge taken, noted - thank you Cher
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:16 am
You Did It!

You have added your voice to Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities
 

Lisa sick Windsor (149)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:54 am
2 signatures, ty Cher
 

Bee S. (208)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:17 am
TY, Cher for this ~~

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Julie E. (371)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:18 am
Noted, signed and shared. 29 supporters - 2500 needed!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:34 am
gladly signed
 

Pat B. (354)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:36 am
TY,Cher.Done.
 

Maria S. (95)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 12:51 pm
YOU DID IT!
You have added your voice to Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities.
Thanks Cher!
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 2:56 pm
Signed. Thanks, Cher.
 

Debra Tate (17)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 3:10 pm
Signed and noted!
 

Mariette G. (151)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 3:17 pm
You Did It!
You have added your voice to Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities.
Thanks Cher!
 

Vicky P. (466)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 3:53 pm
noted, signed
 

S J. (118)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 4:23 pm
Done, thanks Cher.
 

Nyack Clancy (452)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 4:28 pm
Signed-
 

Esther Z. (96)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 5:22 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Jeanne Rogers (855)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:32 pm
Noted
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (163)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:31 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher.
 

Catherine O Neill (73)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:30 pm
Signed
 

GGmaSheila D. (169)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:48 pm
Signed and noted. Sometimes it's as simple as being a habit that needs to be changed - nothing bad meant, just automatically said, without thought. That is what needs to change aso.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:39 pm
You have added your voice to Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities
 

Joan McAllister (1064)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 1:10 am
N & S. Thanks Cher
 

Carol Bischoff (399)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 3:14 am
S & N
 

Ludger W. (72)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 3:38 am
done
 

Winn Adams (203)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 7:13 am
That word should be banned for any language on earth.
 

Winn Adams (203)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 7:14 am
Petition signed!
 

Aaron Bouchard (143)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 7:40 am
signed and noted thanks
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 8:03 am
Signed, noted and shared. Thank you Cher.
 

Dave C. (227)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 12:38 pm
signed, thanks.
 

M. (Moo) Prince (16)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 2:53 pm
Signed & noted
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (281)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 5:18 pm
Signed Cher
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (281)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 5:19 pm
You have added your voice to Elminate the R-Word! Pledge to Support People With Intellectual Disabilities
 

Scott haakon (4)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 5:52 pm
So these people just change the terminology and everything is fine?
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 9:31 am
signed & noted
 
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