All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Americans with Disabilities Act’

Rhode Island Settles Mental Disability Segregation Claims

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that the state of Rhode Island has agreed to the terms of a settlement meant to tackle the issue of discrimination in the state. The U.S. had claimed that Rhode Island was violating the rights of the mentally disabled in the state. According to the terms of the agreement, 2,000 Rhode Islanders with …

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Gun Permits given to Blind in Iowa

Blind Iowa residents are not able to get a driver’s license, but can they carry a gun? Sure. Des Moines Register reports Iowa is allowing people who are legally blind permits that will allow them to carry firearms in public, as well as purchase guns. Seems strange, but the permits are legal, as Iowa law does not deny anyone the …

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