Stand Up For Disability Rights
Tell your Senator to support people with disabilities!
On Tuesday December 4, the Senate is expected to vote on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). This is a treaty that enshrines the fundamental rights of persons with disabilities in international law.
However, there are some who are opposing the measure on the inaccurate grounds that it “surrenders U.S. sovereignty” to the UN. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, the CRPD is rooted in our own Americans with Disabilities Act and will not require the U.S. to change its own domestic laws.
Find Your Senators
Tell your Senator to support with people with disabilities and ratify the CRPD
When you call (202) 224-3121, a Senate switchboard operator will connect you directly with your Senate office. Tell your Senator’s office that the CRPD: