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Amber Tatro, Whose Suit Gave Rights to Disabled Students, Dies at 42

By SAM ROBERTS, THE NEW YORK TIMES In 1979, just a few months before Amber Tatro turned 4, her family notified the Irving, Tex., school district that she would be ready for classes that fall. Born with spina bifida, a congenital defect that causes partial paralysis and impaired speech, she was unable to urinate on […]

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San Francisco sues Sessions for rescinding civil rights guidelines

By MORGAN GSTALTER,THE HILL The city of San Francisco filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday after he repealed civil rights memos designed to protect minorities and the disabled. The lawsuit targets six of the 25 different legal memos that Sessions rescinded in December, Reuters reported. City Attorney Dennis Herrera accused the […]