Americans with Disabilities Act signed

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and activities of state and local government.

Learn more about the act from the US Department of Labor.

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