The Americans with Disabilities Act hits a milestone, but health care access, job security, and equal treatment for many disabled Americans remain out of reach.
With Trump pulling all the strings from controlling the military and police force, to stacking the courts and effectively censoring the media, he's setting up an autocracy.
“Special needs” indicates that the needs of the disabled are extra, and that can be a matter of life or death.
Once again we’re a nation divided over fundamental issues of human suffering and civil rights. With a cruel, corrupt president stoking the hatred, a revolt is inevitable.
Much of the nation fears erosion of rights for women, immigrants, and LGBTQ people. But all is not lost. There is work we can do, starting at the voting booth.
The conservative ideologues at the Department of HHS are working overtime to wrest away our bodily autonomy.
The constitutional scholar and author of 'The Bill of Rights: A User's Guide' reflects on the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer and the way social movements of today reflect the history—and necessity—of civic activism.
Credible journalism warrants that reporters present “both sides.” But is it reasonable to demand the artifice of reporters not having an opinion in these highly politicized times?
As the writer considers whether to become a mother, she reveals this nation's long history of depriving the right of parenthood to the disabled—which continues to this day.
The fight to save health care has put disabled protestors in the limelight. But this wasn't their first time putting their lives on the line to battle discrimination.