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Kelly Darr, Disability Rights Pennsylvania Kelly Darr, Disability Rights Pennsylvania

This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the ADA—a comprehensive civil rights statute that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment and in access to government services and public accommodations—into law. In his signing statement that day, the president described the ADA as signaling “the end to the unjustified segregation and exclusion of persons with disabilities from the mainstream of American life.”

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