TITLE

LEGISLATIVE AGENDA OF BLIND AMERICANS: PRIORITIES FOR THE 111TH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Braille Monitor;Mar2010, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p169
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the legislative agenda of blind Americans which is given priority at the second session for the 111th Congress in the U.S. It notes that the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has cited three legislative demands for immediate action in the U.S. Congress. It includes the safety of blind pedestrians, the technology Bill of Rights for the blind, and the transition from disability insurance recipients to income-earning and tax-paying Americans.
ACCESSION #
50228099

 

Related Articles

  • Happy Anniversary.  // State Legislatures;Dec2012, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p10 

    The article presents statistics related to the signing of the U.S. Constitution including the number of people who signed the constitution, number of delegates who did not sign, and number of states represented in the signing of the bill of rights.

  • First Amendment Overview. Mitchell, Wisconsin v. // Supreme Court Debates;Feb2003, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p36 

    The article presents an overview of the first amendment to the United States constitution which provides that the U.S. Congress shall make no law in which the court outlines exceptions to free speech recognition. It restricts all branches of federal, state and local government. The first...

  • Blaming everything on the Second Bill of Rights. JOHNSTON, PETER // East Bernard Express (TX);3/18/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p4 

    The author criticizes the stagnant position of the Congress to ratify of pass the Second Bill of Rights, which would guarantee the right of the people to health care in the U.S.

  • AMENDING ARTICLE V TO MAKE THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROCESS ITSELF LESS ONEROUS. LYNCH, TIMIOTHY // Tennessee Law Review;Spring2011, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p823 

    The article presents the author's proposal to change the Article V of the U.S. Constitution which he believes that its procedure for amending is defective. According to him, the amendment process created by the Constitution framers relaxed the unanimity requirement but kept the bar high by...

  • Civic learning, engagement essential to 'we, the people'. Hubbard, William C.; Weinstein, Zach; Deis, Faith // Hill;9/16/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 97, p22 

    Several letters to the editor are presented such as the 225th anniversary of the approval of the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Congress, Federal Election Commission's revisions of campaign finance, and reclaiming of the democracy.

  • Was Bill of Rights Really Necessary? Williams, Walter E. // Human Events;07/21/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 26, p12 

    Discusses the amendment of the United States Constitution with the Bill of Rights as of July 2000. Overview on the 1787 Constitutional Convention; Views on the power of the Congress over the Constitution.

  • CHAPTER 1: Friends of Liberty. Tise, Larry E. // American Counter Revolution;1998, p15 

    During the summer of 1789, the Western world — including Europe and the vast network of colonies, nations, and territories spawned by European nations — experienced the sweetest taste of liberty that would be known until the twentieth century. The Congress of the United States was...

  • The Bill of Rights 1791.  // Wilson County News;9/10/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 37, p7A 

    The article offers information on the Bill of Rights 1791 which cites that the U.S. Congress shall make no law prohibiting the free exercise and respecting an establishment of religion, and the right of people to be secured in the houses and persons against unreasonable seizures and searches.

  • The Bill of Rights. Burgan, Michael // Bill of Rights;2001, p14 

    The article focuses on various amendments in the U.S. Constitution. The first amendment states that the U.S. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics