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Celebrate the ADA With Us

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On July 26, we will celebrate 32 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law. Since then many barriers to inclusion have been removed, but we still have work to do to make our communities accessible to all. Celebrate the ADA this month with Disability Rights Texas (DRTx) by joining our mission of… Continue reading “Celebrate the ADA With Us”

DRTx Files Brief Involving Suicide of Inmate with Mental Illness

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DRTx, joined by several other organizations, filed a friend-of-the-court Brief in the United States Supreme Court in a case where jailors placed a man they knew to be suicidal in a cell with a 30-inch telephone cord that the inmate proceeded to use to die by suicide. The Brief discusses the well-known and well-documented risks… Continue reading “DRTx Files Brief Involving Suicide of Inmate with Mental Illness”

Click bait or the real deal? What’s really true about the COVID-19 vaccine

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Have you ever seen a news title that got your attention, so you read the article and realize the headline had little to do with the full story? Sometimes news and social media posts may contain partial truths, misleading headlines, or the limited experience of a few people. When it comes to making decisions about… Continue reading “Click bait or the real deal? What’s really true about the COVID-19 vaccine”

Statement on 5th Circuit Court decision on stay in mask mandate ban lawsuit

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USCA Order: Attorney General Paxton’s emergency motion is GRANTED, and the district court’s injunction prohibiting the enforcement of GA-38 in Texas public schools is hereby STAYED pending appeal. (lt) Response from Dustin Rynders, Supervising Attorney at Disability Rights Texas: “We are disappointed by the 5th Circuit’s decision allowing Texas to continue enforcing the ban on… Continue reading “Statement on 5th Circuit Court decision on stay in mask mandate ban lawsuit”