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[26 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 2,213 views]
Arkansans mark ADA anniversary

ARKANSAS–Events across Arkansas honored the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act as advocates celebrated how far the country has come, and shared where they believe disability rights should go next.
It was George H.W. Bush who signed the landmark legislation into law on July 26, 1990. The ADA is a far-reaching civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. The ADA grants access to people with disabilities in the areas of public building spaces, educational opportunities and other areas that were often previously unavailable.
“I think it’s had …