November 18, 2019

Sully, George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog, will now help other veterans

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By: Laura Goldman From Care2 Mission complete.” Regardless of whether you agreed with President George H.W. Bush’s politics, when you saw that viral photo of his service dog curled up in front of his casket, you probably got a little (or a lot) choked up. The two-year-old yellow Lab, named Sully H.W. Bush after the hero US […]

After Bush Sr.’s death, Twitter grapples with the ex-president’s divisive legacy

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BY RACHEL KRAUS From Mashable The nation, and the internet, are remembering President George H.W. Bush following his death just after midnight on Dec. 1. Some obituaries and remembrances are highlighting what writers describe as his “civility” — a hot button word that pundits and critics have variably longed for in both the actions of […]

Study suggests Airbnb hosts are unfair to people with disabilities

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By Mallory Locklear From engadget But there are some caveats, including no consideration of instant booking and a lack of peer review. A recent study conducted by researchers at Rutgers University found evidence that Airbnb hosts might be less likely to rent to people with disabilities. But there are some important limitations to consider in […]

Virgin Atlantic apologizes to woman kicked out of Lounge because of her Service Dog

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist The seemingly endless parade of airline apologies continues apace today, with Virgin Atlantic admitting one of its employees shouldn’t have told a disabled woman she couldn’t enter the airline’s airport lounge with her service dog. The traveler, who uses a wheelchair after a severe spinal injury in 2011, says […]

Armed robbery of disabled woman’s wheelchair described as a “vile and dastardly act”

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From Caribbean 360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday October 10, 2014, CMC – The Jamaica government has condemned the robbery of a motorised wheel chair by a disabled woman describing it as a “vile and dastardly act”. Police said that Coretta Vincent, 37, was robbed at gun point on Wednesday, leaving her on a sidewalk close to […]