Monday, December 3, 2012

Treaty Runs into GOP wall

A equal rights bill supported by many in the deaf community may not survive. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is a United Nations treaty that is right now stuck in the Senate. Republicans say it will give authority to the U.N. over the U.S. government. Supporters of the international treaty say it is modeled on the Americans with Disabilities Act and will not require any change in U.S. law.

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