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BOSTON - FEBRUARY 20: At this intersection on Beacon Street, the brick sidewalk does not have a tactile strip to indicate a curb. Carl Richardson, 46, the State House ADA Coordinator who is blind and hard of hearing, has long struggled to navigate the uneven brick sidewalks of Beacon Hill stands at this intersection on Beacon Street, the brick sidewalk does not have a tactile strip to indicate a curb. He would like to see improvements that would allow the city to comply with the American Disabilities Act. (Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Ill. Senator: 25-Year-Old Disabilities Act Would Not Pass Today

He calls the act “the pinnacle of bipartisanship,” something he says would be difficult to pull off in the current Congress.

06/12/2015

KMOX file photo.

St. Louis Ranks Low in Disability Services

Almost a quarter-century after passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, St. Louis has a long way to go to meet those standards.

10/03/2014

Iowa law enforcement officials are debating the wisdom of granting gun permits to blind people. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Blind People Granted Gun Permits In Iowa

Iowa law enforcement officials are debating the wisdom of granting gun permits to blind people.

09/09/2013

File photo of public restrooms. (credit: Getty Images)

‘Shy Bladder Syndrome’ Woman Sues Iowa Hospital That Pulled Job Offer

An Iowa woman with a condition known as “shy bladder syndrome” is suing a Des Moines hospital after a job offer was rescinded because she was unable to produce a urine sample.

05/03/2013