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ADAPT’s Powerful Statement in Response to US House Passage of “Healthcare” Law

[Editor’s note: After an all-day online conference related to brain injury healthcare, I learned the horrible and life threatening news of House passage of the new “healthcare” law, which is really the old law of no protection for all of us with pre-existing conditions, and those of us who need home and community based long … Continue reading ADAPT’s Powerful Statement in Response to US House Passage of “Healthcare” Law

Two Disability Statements Issued After the Election of President-Elect Trump

[Editor’s Note: Not Dead Yet is one of 15 national disability organizations on the Steering Committee of the National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA). NDLA’s statement below reflects our solidarity and commitment to the broad diversity in the disability community. ADAPT is another member of the NDLA Steering Committee, and issued an Open Letter to President-Elect … Continue reading Two Disability Statements Issued After the Election of President-Elect Trump

Colorado NDY and ADAPT Engage in Funeral March to Protest Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure

[Press Release issued the morning of August 8, 2016 below, and coverage here: Disability rights activists protest against aid-in-dying measure.] Disability Activists from Not Dead Yet and ADAPT Engage in Funeral March to Protest Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure Denver – Disability rights activists from ADAPT and Not Dead Yet will hold a funeral march from the … Continue reading Colorado NDY and ADAPT Engage in Funeral March to Protest Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure

Additional Letters to Princeton Regarding Peter Singer – Bob Kafka (ADAPT) and Kathy Brill (Parent to Parent USA)

Yesterday, we launched our Change.org petition “Denounce Lethal Anti-Disability Healthcare Policy Advocated by Peter Singer.” We presently have over 300 people who have signed on to the petition. Please add your own name by clicking here and following the directions. In addition to the statement we shared and quoted from the National Council on Disability, … Continue reading Additional Letters to Princeton Regarding Peter Singer – Bob Kafka (ADAPT) and Kathy Brill (Parent to Parent USA)

NDY Protests the World Federation Conference – From My Vantage Point

Not Dead Yet and other disability rights activists from around the U.S. and Canada held a three-day protest vigil at an international assisted suicide and euthanasia conference held in Chicago last week, hosted by the U.S. group Final Exit Network.   Some of the first day’s events, including an opening rally, were covered here.  We plan … Continue reading NDY Protests the World Federation Conference – From My Vantage Point