TITLE: Platform Amendment – United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SPONSOR: Youth Caucus
Passed in a vote by a majority of the caucus steering committee on our 12/17/17 conference call.
The United States is one of the few counties worldwide that has not ratified this document recognizing the rights of persons with disabilities.
Section being addressed:
II. Social Justice
1. Civil Rights & Equal Rights
6. Rights of the Disabled
Current language of the platform plank being addressed
B. Aggressively implement the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Proposed addition to follow after the current language noted above:
C. The Green Party supports the ratification of the United Nations Convention on Rights for Persons with Disabilities as well as the Optional Protocol.
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Michael Dennis – firstname.lastname@example.org