Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Opinon: Disability No Excuse to Deprive Person of Civil Rights

Post from Susan Mizner, Director of Disability Rights Project of the ACLU.

The guardianship system in this country raises serious concerns. That's why the guardianship trial of Jenny Hatch, a vibrant and active 29-year-old in a battle over who controls her life, struck such a chord. Jenny spoke for many other
Jenny Hatch
people with disabilities when she said clearly in her trial: "I don't need guardianship. I don't want it.

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