Healthcare Mental Health Opinion

In Trump’s world, it’s easier to regulate the bodies of disabled people than to limit deadly weapons

Opinion By DAVID PERRY, CNN.com (August 16, 2019)–On his way to a rally in New Hampshire on Thursday, Donald Trump unveiled his latest musing — to incarcerate the vulnerable. This time, he’s coming for people with mental illness, suggesting that the United States build more mental institutions because of mass shooters. Worse, it’s all too […]

Americans With Disabilities Act Opinion

Why disabled Americans remain second-class citizens

By DAVID PETTINICCHIO, WASHINGTON POST (JULY 23, 2019)–This month we celebrate the anniversary of the second-most important civil rights law in American history behind only the 1964 Civil Rights Act: the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), which Congress passed in 1990. But while you might hear this law lauded, you likely won’t hear about the […]