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Long time coming [Editorial]

Long time coming [Editorial]

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990.

“The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation and all public and private places that are open to the general public. The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else,” explains the introduction on the website https://adata.org.

It stands to reason that the federal government should have set an example with its facilities by seeing that they all became ADA compliant in the ensuing 27...