Sorry but you'll not budge me from that soapbox, either. Drugs and alcohol
are choices, CP is not.
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, July 12, 2002 9:47 PM
Subject: Re: The ADA
> << I agree with you 100% - drug addicts and alcoholics do not need to be
> covered by the ADA, nor are they. Same for obese people - no one is
> them to overeat, either.
> Kat >>
> I think that statements like that push the world of the disabled back a
> of years...do you really believe that people with addictions or alcoholism
> moribound obesity are doing it on purpose anymore than my son wants his
> I do not know where or where not they are covered by the ADA, but as we
> to change peoples minds about people with disabilities, lets shy away from
> enforcing ither stereotypes and biases...
> (getting off my soap box now...