H.R. 620 violates basic, human rights of accessibility – The Daily Texan

H.R. 620 violates basic, human rights of accessibility

Chelsea Purgahn

Jeff Rose
February 26, 2018

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The lives of disabled Americans are in danger. HR 620 quietly snuck through the House, passing 225 to 192 on Feb. 15. Officially, HR 620 is known as the ADA Education and Reform Act. It proposed that businesses and public spaces can wait several months to provide accessibility, rather than needing to take immediate action. My fellow disabled Americans and abled-bodied people need to band together and voice their opposition to this hurtful bill.

This bill is picking away at the [...]

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