Tag: Commentary

Universal Access Flag Lap Blanket

Melissa Ortiz: One Flag Can Celebrate Two Things, Can’t It?

Able Americans, Commentary /
This photo of the Universal Access Flag Lap Blanket is owned by the National Museum of American History. July is Disability Pride Month, a 31-day observance culminating with the National Council on Independent Living’s week-long annual conference that concludes with ...
C. Boyden Gray

C. Boyden Gray: A Conservative Champion for Those With Disabilities

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C. Boyden Gray, who recently passed away at the age of 80, was known for many things. After witnessing the disastrous Carter administration, the lifelong Democrat converted to conservatism and became White House counsel to President George H.W. Bush and ...
C. Boyden Gray

Melissa Ortiz: C. Boyden Gray: Statesman and Champion of the Underdog

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History is a funny thing. We tend to choose what we want to remember and how we want to remember it, leaving out things and people that are inconvenient to our narrative.  Such is the story of C. Boyden Gray — ...
Supreme Court School Choice Decision

Supreme Court Protects Property Rights While Blocking Biden Scheme

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"With its May 25 decision in Sackett v. EPA, written by Justice Samuel A. Alito, the Supreme Court has finally imposed a limiting principle on the EPA’s authority," writes National Center Senior Fellow Bonner Cohen, Ph.D., at The Hill. First Bonner explains ...
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Bonner Cohen: Sackett v. EPA Is a Victory for Property Rights

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Farmers, ranchers and other landowners throughout the country can breathe a sigh of relief now that the Supreme Court has delivered long-overdue clarity in Sackett v. EPA over which bodies of water the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can regulate under the Clean ...
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Electric Wheelchairs: A Cautionary Tale to Those Hyping Electric Vehicles

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People who depend on electric wheelchairs have a unique perspective as to the challenges that will face a nation that becomes increasingly tied to electric vehicles (EVs). Recently the EPA announced new emissions rules designed to aggressively push the country ...
Melissa Ortiz: How Electric Car Propaganda Preys on People With Disabilities

Melissa Ortiz: How Electric Car Propaganda Preys on People With Disabilities

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Chicken Little, a beloved character from children's literature, was famous for his frantic warning that the sky was falling because an acorn fell and hit him on the head. He convinced a small group of friends to believe him, and ...
Biden Uses Green Policies to Control Us, Not Just Energy

Biden Uses Green Policies to Control Us, Not Just Energy

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"Today’s elites have learned that getting control of energy means getting control of the people who need and use energy." National Center Senior Fellow Bonner Cohen, Ph.D., warns in a new Daily Caller commentary that President Biden's green energy agenda is ...
Bonner Cohen: Elites Have Come Up With Their Greatest Excuse Yet To Suppress The Rest Of Us

Bonner Cohen: Elites Have Come Up With Their Greatest Excuse Yet To Suppress The Rest Of Us

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The recent torrent of regulations unleashed by the Biden administration — targeting everything from power plant and automobile tailpipe emissions to gas stoves and other household appliances — confirms that the White House was deadly serious when — in office ...
Medicaid Rules Dash Dreams of Those With Disabilities and Medical Conditions

Medicaid Rules Dash Dreams of Those With Disabilities and Medical Conditions

Able Americans, Commentary /
Americans pride themselves on living in a nation that values life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But as Able Americans Senior Advisor Melissa Ortiz points out, these opportunities are often held back from those with disabilities and medical conditions, as ...

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