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DA: Man Murders Mother, Abuses Disabled Sisters

Man charged with murder, assault & battery upon a disabled person, & two counts of neglect of a disabled person

Cellphone video shows caretaker lying in the street before being shot by police

Cell phone video shows caretaker lying in the street before being shot by police | Miami Herald

Cops Forcibly Search Woman's Vagina After Smelling Weed in Her Car

this is SHOCKING and awful: Cops Forcibly Search Woman's Vagina After Smelling Weed in Her Car

Nevada's Tea Party Secretary of State rejects Indian Tribe's requests for reservation polling sites. (Barb and Oliver (OJ) Semans, both enrolled members of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, or Sicangu Oyate.)

My experiences are not unique; they are the barriers disabled scientists contend with throughout their careers.

New evidence of police mistreatment of people with disabilities is mounting

I Looked at my Body and Said Yes: Where Disability and Style Meet http://www.autostraddle.com/i-looked-at-my-body-and-said-yes-where-disability-and-style-meet-326851/

ASAN strongly supports FDA’s proposed ban on the current and future use of electric skin shock devices (referred to in the Proposed Rule as “Electrical Stimulation Devices” (ESDs), particularly as a form of “treatment” for self-injurious behaviors (SIB) and aggressive behaviors (AB) in people with disabilities.3ASAN has long maintained strong opposition to the use of electric skin shock.4 We agree with the FDA’s findings that electric skin shock devices ...

KING: NYPD killing of 66-year-old Deborah Danner is just wrong

He shot and killed Deborah Danner because that’s what police seem to have been taught they should do

The ableist attack on a residential center for people with disabilities highlights the violence that disabled people face around the world…