June 22 marks the 10-year anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court decision that admonished segregation, sought to put an end to discrimination and opened the door to freedom for thousands of people in the United States. This decision was not about race or gender. This was about freedom for our fellow citizens who happen to have a disability. The court ruled “that the unnecessary segregation of individuals with disabilities in institutions may constitute discrimination based on disability.”
LETTER: Olmstead decision freed those with disabilities from segregation
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