Congress wants to make Americans with disabilities second-class citizens again – The Washington Post

 October 17

Tammy Duckworth, a Democrat, represents Illinois in the U.S. Senate.   

On May 28, 1988, Lisa Carl went to her local movie theater, something millions of Americans can do with ease and comfort. Yet when Lisa tried to go into the theater, the manager refused her ticket, denying her entry because Lisa had cerebral palsy and used a wheelchair. When an advocate called the theater owner about the incident, the manager coldly stated, “I don’t want her in here, and I don’t have to let her in.”

 

Source: Congress wants to make Americans with disabilities second-class citizens again – The Washington Post