HEY GUESS WHAT HAPPENED TODAY

stubborn-string-bones:

madtomedgar:

princess-stabbity:

madtomedgar:

The House of Representatives voted in favor of destroying key provisions of the ADA to allow businesses to continue, penalty free, to remain inaccessible, possibly indefinitely.

All y’all who like to talk about ableism on here and are eligible to vote in the US:

call your senators. Tell them no on 620. Tell them why accessibility and the ADA matter to you. 

Washington Post: House passes changes to Americans With Disabilities Act over activists’ objections

Newsweek: House Votes to Gut the Americans With Disabilities Act to Nip ‘Abusive Lawsuits’

Now with citation! (thank you!)

accessible background info + supports and alternatives for calling your senator (written before the house vote, with a new statement here)

find your senator’s contact info here