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UN: People With Disabilities Free To Make Own Decisions
April 23, 2014
Source: Disability Scoop

Compilation of 11th Session of CRPD Committee c/o IDA
April 23, 2014
Source: International Disability Alliance

Bob Dole is back in Kansas, running for nothing, but running hard
April 22, 2014
Source: Washington Post

Senator Portman and the CRPD
April 19, 2014
Source: We Can Do This If We Try (Blog)

Senator Heller and the CRPD
April 18, 2014
Source: We Can Do This If We Try (Blog)

Senator Burr and the CRPD By Patricia Morrissey
April 17, 2014
Source: We Can Do This If We Try (Blog)

Senator Boozman and the CRPD
April 17, 2014
Source: We Can Do This If We Try (Blog)

The International Disability Treaty
April 15, 2014
Source: Wheelchair Traveling (Blog)

Disability Matters with Wade Henderson
April 15, 2014
Source: Disability Matters

CRPD Committee Makes Reports Available
April 14, 2014
Source: UNOHR

The Senate Can Pass A Treaty To Protect Fish But Not One To Protect Disability Rights
April 11, 2014
Source: Think Progress

Fish and the CRPD
April 11, 2014
Source: We Can Do This If We Try (Blog)

Advancing ICT Accessibility with ITU
April 10, 2014
Source: ITU Blog

Challenges faced by children with disabilities in Uganda
April 8, 2014
Source: New Vision

Human rights training in Makira onCRPD
April 8, 2014
Source: Solomon Star

What the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Conceals
April 7, 2014
Source: Town Hall

A Life Deserved
April 7, 2014
Source: Baltimore Sun

Senator Santorum and the CRPD
April 7, 2014
Source: We Can Do This If We Try (Blog)

Romania has to ensure a better protection to persons with disabilities, children and Roma
April 7, 2014
Source: Act Media

Paralympians Call on Congress to Ratify the Disability Treaty
April 3, 2014

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: US must continue leading on rights for the disabled
April 3, 2014
Source: Arizona Daily Star

Palestine Becomes 144th State Party to Ratify the CRPD
April 2, 2014
Source: UN Enable

Federation’s Kaplan impressed by D.C. disability advocacy day
March 28, 2014
Source: Cleveland Jewish News (Ohio)

Panel discusses global disability rights
March 28, 2014
Source: ASU News

Federal disability expert to speak in Tucson
March 26, 2014
Source: Arizona Daily Star

The CRPD and Senate Process
March 25, 2014
Source: We Can Do This If We Try (Blog)

DRI and allies testify on abuses in the Americas
March 25, 2014
Source: Disability Rights International

The U.S. and the CRPD: An Interview with USICD President Marca Bristo
March 25, 2014
Source: Nation of Change

The $64,000 Question
March 24, 2014
Source: We Can Do This If We Try (Blog)

The Senate refuses to lend support for people with disabilities
March 22, 2014
Source: The News Journal (Delaware)

Why the U.S. Refuses to Ratify the U.N. Disabilities Treaty
March 18, 2014
Source: Nation of Change

Paralympics: Leadership Needs to Embrace Rights, Inclusion
March 14, 2014
Source: Human Rights Watch

Does the Treaty Power Threaten Our System of Limited Government?
March 14, 2014
Source: Heritage Foundation

U.S. signature absent from U.N. disability convention, celebrated at Paralympic Games
March 13, 2014
Source: PBS NewsHour

Paralympics chance to champion rights of disabled
March 13, 2014
Source: Chicago Sun-Times

White House, faith leaders, discuss disability
March 12, 2014
Source: ABP News

New Jersey’s Robert Menendez Named National MS Society 2013 U.S. Senator of the Year
March 12, 2014
Source: PressCloud

Paralympics In Full Swing In Sochi
March 12, 2014
Source: WLRN

Human rights for thee but not for me
March 12, 2014
Source: Al Jazeera America

Parental rights under assault
March 12, 2014
Source: Sonoran News (Arizona)

Sochi Paralympics confronts Russia's attitude towards disabled
March 10, 2014
Source: CBC News (Canada)

The CRPD and Reality
March 10, 2014
Source: We Can Do This If We Try (Blog)

EDF CALLS ON THE EU TO PROTECT WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES FROM DISCRIMINATION
March 7, 2014
Source: European Disability Forum

Tension in Sochi as the Winter Paralympics Begin
March 7, 2014
Source: Slate

Sen. Mark Kirk: Let’s cheer on athletes with disabilities
March 6, 2014
Source: Chicago Sun-Times

The Post-2015 Development Agenda and the UN CRPD in Africa: Deepening Dialogue between Africa Stakeholders and Global and Regional DPOs to Strengthen Advocacy for Inclusive Development
March 6, 2014
Source: International Disability Alliance

Don’t Ratify
March 3, 2014
Source: Wichita Eagle (Kansas)

Can Tom Harkin Be Persuaded to Un-Retire?
March 3, 2014
Source: Nonprofit Quarterly

What Does Ron Johnson Have Against Veterans ?
March 3, 2014
Source: Germantown Now (Wisconsin)

Sen. Roberts, please
March 1, 2014
Source: Kansas City Star

Why the U.S. needs to join the U.N. on disability rights
February 28, 2014
Source: Seattle Times

Moran, Roberts should support treaty on disabilities
February 28, 2014
Source: Wichita Eagle (Kansas)

The CRPD and Senator Blunt
February 27, 2014
Source: We Can Do This If We Try (Blog)

St. Louis Athletes Go For Gold In Paralympics, Concerns Persist Over Disability Rights Abroad
February 26, 2014
Source: St. Louis Public Radio – St. Louis On The Air (Missouri)

Pat Roberts: A Kansas Senator reinventing himself to win re-election
February 26, 2014
Source: High Plains Public Radio (Kansas)

The CRPD and Senator Isakson
February 25, 2014
Source: http://www.wecandothisifwetry.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-crpd-and-senator-isakson.html

Soros Group Funnels $11 Million into Lobbying Efforts
February 24, 2014
Source: Newsmax

The Viscardi Center Seeks to Pay Tribute to Influential Individuals with Disabilities as the U.S. Senate Deliberates on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
February 24, 2014
Source: The Viscardi Center

The Zero Project Report 2014 on Accessibility is Published!
February 24, 2014

Disability Treaty Faces Uphill Struggle in Senate
February 24, 2014
Source: Newsmax

US Senate should ratify disabilities treaty
February 24, 2014
Source: Religion News Service

Soros group triples its lobbying spending
February 23, 2014
Source: The Washington Post

A Republican Schism Engulfs Protections for the Disabled
February 23, 2014
Source: Bloomberg View



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