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A blinded GOP may hurt rights for disabled - Gillette News Record: Columnists

A blinded GOP may hurt rights for disabled

Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 2:14 pm, Tue Nov 5, 2013.

WASHINGTON - President-unelect Rick Santorum made his triumphant return to the Capitol on Monday afternoon and took up a brave new cause: He is opposing disabled people.

Specifically, Santorum, joined by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, declared his wish that the Senate reject the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities - a human rights treaty negotiated during George W. Bush's administration and ratified by 126 nations, including China, Russia, Iran, Cuba, Syria and Saudi Arabia.

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