George H. W. Bush


What major anti-discrimination law did Bush sign into law?

On September 25, 1990, Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, a law that provided protection to those with disabilities in employment, public accommodations, and other areas of life. Title I of the ADA provides protections for those employees or applicants who are qualified individuals with a disability. The law, a bi-partisan effort, made a tremendous difference in the lives of those with physical and mental disabilities.


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