Senate GOP Blocks Disabled Rights Treaty

Bob Dole makes appeal; Kerry calls vote saddest day in years

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 5, 2012 2:06 AM CST | Updated Dec 5, 2012 5:00 AM CST

(Newser) – Bob Dole watched from a wheelchair on the Senate floor yesterday as his Republican former colleagues rejected a United Nations disability rights treaty modeled on the Americans with Disabilities Act he championed in 1990, the Kansas City Star reports. GOP opponents of the treaty claimed...   Read full story »


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