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DRNC calls for inclusive approach from Madison Cawthorn, NC District 11

NC District 11 will now be represented in Congress by Madison Cawthorn, a wheelchair user. DRNC plans to reach out to Mr. Cawthorn and his office to address our concerns regarding divisive language he used during his campaign, and discuss issues

Accessible Voting 2020: Motion filed for preliminary injunction in federal court

Disability groups demand immediate action to make NC’s absentee voting accessible for November 2020 August 13, 2020 – Raleigh, NC – Last night, disability organizations filed an application for a preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern

Complaint concerning the NC Protocol for Allocating Scarce Inpatient Critical Care Resources in a Pandemic

Disability Rights NC files complaint concerning State’s Protocol on Scarce Inpatient Critical Care Resources You may have seen stories in the news recently about discrimination in health care. People with disabilities are being put at the back of the line
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Reasonable Accommodations to Hospital Restricted Visitor Policies

Reasonable Accommodations to Hospital Restricted Visitor Policies The Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act mandate that hospitals provide reasonable accommodations to patients with disabilities. The COVID-19 crisis has prompted many hospitals to change some of