The Benefits Of Equal Rights

Submitted By bitch123easy
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“All men are created equal.” Black, white, brown, short, tall, smart, and dumb, all are created equally. Therefore every person deserves fair chance at life. Unfortunately, it is a fact that not everyone is born normal and able to do a task unlike a common person, who does not have any disabilities. According to the National Association of the Deaf, “Almost 10 percent of all American have some kind of hearing loss. These ten percent suffer from unfair treatment from professional, social and government service providers, including court and police”. Obviously, because deaf and hard of hearing have limited hearing, their communication and social skills are below a common hearing person. Therefore, most of these people are ignored, neglected, and discriminated against. However, a citizen protected by the American with Disabilities Act, deaf and hard of hearing people deserve equal rights and must be treated equally as if they were a person with no disabilities. This ensures a future in a deaf or hard of hearing person’s life. They now can get jobs without the discrimination of employers, which is a great thing for not only deaf people, but to all disabled persons around the United States. If everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedom that is said in the Declaration, disabled people should not be robbed of their rights, yet they seem to be unvalued and less able to work than a normal person. Which is not true. A deaf person is just as abled as a hearing person only they can’t hear. They can walk around living life and no one will notice until they are asked about it. To solve this problem, on July 26, 1990, President George Bush signed the ADA law that serves and protects people with disabilities. This law prohibits discrimination against the disabled by employers. When the law was signed, new doors opened for the deaf and hard of hearing community for a better opportunity. If a deaf or hard of hearing employee can pass the essential part of the job qualification, he or she is protected by the ADA to be hired. Also, the ADA prohibits employers to discriminate disabled people in means of job applications procedures, pay rates, and promotions. The second title, Title II,