Tag: President Bush
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WPRI) — As thousands made their way to the Capitol on Tuesday to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush, so did beneficiaries of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
President Bush signed the ADA, which is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability, into law in 1990.
“We must remove the physical barriers we have created and the social barriers we have accepted,” the former president said after signing it.