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U.N. Disabilities Treaty Would
Limit U.S. Sovereignty

Investor´s Business Daily, by Staff

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Posted By:HollowLeg, 11/29/2012 10:29:53 PM

Rights: The Senate is considering a treaty which says "disability is an evolving concept" and which would infringe on U.S. sovereignty and the right to raise our children as American families see fit. Those who thought that the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) adequately guaranteed the rights of the handicapped to have access to all facets of American life were apparently wrong. The U.S. Senate is considering ratifying the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which President Obama signed in 2009 and which goes well beyond mandating wheel-chair ramps for

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: enuf8, 11/29/2012 10:41:38 PM     (No. 9040459)

Always more control over the person. Where and when does this stop?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Penney, 11/29/2012 11:08:05 PM     (No. 9040474)

The UN seems to be attacking the USA´s sovereignty on every issue & from every angle they can imagine. ...Dream on, lefties.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: janylou, 11/29/2012 11:16:19 PM     (No. 9040479)

Indicative of the sneakiness of the left. Using the UNothings is like using the courts to get laws in place the dims can´t get through congress. They are pure evil!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LadyHen, 11/29/2012 11:45:19 PM     (No. 9040499)

fta: It would doom forever school choice and possibly be the death knell for home schooling. The welfare of our children would be determined by the state.

The Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) also opposes the treaty as an infringement on U.S. sovereignty and parental rights. HSLDA Chairman Michael Farris points out how New Zealand has already incorporated the treaty into law.

Now, according to Article 7, parents in the country are subject to the discretion of the state on where to send their disabled children, as loving and caring parents are shoved aside.
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This is frightening.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/29/2012 11:45:34 PM     (No. 9040500)

When you have a definition of what a disability is that is "evolving" just about everybody could have one, especially among the 20 million illegal aliens who the Obama crew wants to legalize. If most of those people suddenly became eligible to participate in the US social security disability program the entire disability program would go bust in no time.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 11/30/2012 12:44:57 AM     (No. 9040542)

I wonder if this has anything to do with the headline I saw recently that indicated parents with handicapped children would be getting less assistance. I personally know someone who has a 13 year old child with MS who lost her disability or SSI, whatever she was getting, AND got a notice the family had been overpaid by $18,000 since the father made too much money and they wanted it back - now.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: pinkpanther, 11/30/2012 12:46:20 AM     (No. 9040544)

Everyone call your congress critters and tell them to vote no! Kay Hutchinson is voting yes as her last vote before she retires, what a way to leave office-selling your country´s parental rights to the UN!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: veritas, 11/30/2012 1:37:33 AM     (No. 9040580)

I am not a citizen of "the United Nations."

I reject any claim by it/them of authority over me.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Melody, 11/30/2012 1:44:33 AM     (No. 9040584)

I´ve forwarded this to people in my address book. Please make an effort to get others to call their senators. This is so important.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Melody, 11/30/2012 3:01:33 AM     (No. 9040610)

Michael Farris wrote, ´´We have just received word that the U.S. Senate will hold a straight up or down vote on Tuesday, December 4, on whether or not the United States should ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). If 2/3 of the senators present vote yes, the United States will ratify this UN treaty.´´

By going to the web site, senate dot gov, you can find a place to click to get senators´ contact information at the top left of the page. Please call and get others to call to oppose this treaty.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/30/2012 3:51:27 AM     (No. 9040619)

Yet those moron demonrats in the Senate wonder why gun sales are going through the roof.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 11/30/2012 8:23:57 AM     (No. 9040842)

The Convention on the Reality of Addressing Pesrons with Perpetually Evolving Disabilities.
There! Fixed the acronym for ya, U.N..

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Reply 13 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 11/30/2012 9:04:36 AM     (No. 9040939)

We already have ´mentally stressed´ persons having the RIGHT to take a Goat or Pot Belly Pig on an airplane, for their ´psychological comfort´ ................ How much further will this go?

It´s an Affirmative Action program on steroids for ´Low IQ´ Surgeons, ´Pedophile´ School Teachers, ´90 Pound´ Firemen, and ´Blind´ Prison Guards.

Common Sense run amok and Socialism marches on .........





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