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VP Biden and @vj44 meet with disabilities & veterans advocacy groups at the @whitehouse today.

Senate to Take Another Shot at Disabilities Treaty

Here’s hoping it passes the second time around.


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Senate Rejects UN Disability Treaty

If ratified with a two thirds majority this would be the most significant international human rights treaty ratified by the USA since the Senate adopted the Convention Against Torture in 1992.


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from wikipedia

What is Riding on Ratification of the Disabilities Treaty

If ratified, the Senate would demonstrate that major international human rights treaties can avoid the pitfalls of domestic abortion politics.


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