Demonstrators oppose the Senate's newly unveiled health care bill, which repeals many tax increases for wealthy Americans. Those increases helped expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
When Alabama Republican Rep. Mo Brooks labeled physical illness a moral failing, there were no disabled reporters to question him.
As an example: People with disabilities suffered a disproportionate number of fatalities during Hurricane Katrina, according to the National Council on Disability.
The move comes after a ProPublica investigation documenting how the government made it difficult for disabled borrowers to have their student loans forgiven.
The international treaty forbids discrimination against those with disabilities. So why didn't Republicans want to pass it?
You may wonder what kind of goons Brookfield Properties -- the owners of Zuccotti Park -- hired to secure the area after Occupiers were evicted from the premises early Tuesday morning. At least one careless bigot numbered among the crowd.
As lawmakers from the president on down marked the Americans With Disabilities Act's 20th birthday, the House voted to make it easier for disabled people to get online. Rep. Edward Markey quipped that the disabled "need online ramps to the Internet so they can get to the Web from wherever they happen to be."
There's a lot to unpack when it comes to BBC America's new reality show, "Britain's Missing Top Model," which focuses on a group of disabled women competing to win a high-profile modeling gig. First, what, exactly, is "missing" here, aside from the fact that some contestants are missing limbs? Could it be a sense of humanity, then?
In the face of a U.S. housing crisis and a troubled economy, Bush administration officials claim that the past two years have seen a 30 percent drop in the levels of chronically homeless people, crediting the decrease to a strategy of finding permanent shelter for the long-ignored disabled and addicted.