Monday, September 03, 2007

Frida Weekly Feminist-Disability Links #3

a jumble of news and articles for your perusal:

The doctor and two nurses once accused of killing patients in a flooded hospital following Hurricane Katrina face no further criminal charges, authorities told a judge on Monday. Link to Examiner news article here. Commentary/response by Not Dead Yet here.

Nursing homes abuse residents with drugs.

Petitclerc wins the 1,500-metre wheelchair race.

A link to Steve Drake's post about the plan by Compassion and Choices in Washington to wage another statewide initiative to legalize assisted suicide.

Two women sue Apple for ignoring disability law.

Via Simi Linton's Disability Culture Watch:
Disabled or Nondisabled: Veterans from Iraq Challenge the Definitions