Former U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg said he opposes what he called attempts to undercut landmark legislation he worked to pass guaranteeing people with disabilities equal protection under the law at an event honoring his work March 13 in Washington.
Faith groups work to mobilize ‘disability vote’
American Baptist Home Mission Societies has joined more than 100 organizations and individuals encouraging political candidates to address disability concerns. The Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition, a program of the American Association of People with Disabilities, is collecting signatures to an open…
Fulfilling the promise of the ADA: 5 things congregations can do
Unemployment among Americans with disabilities inched up with the start of the New Year, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday, February 6. The jobless rate for people with disabilities was 11.9 percent in January, up from 11.2 percent in December….