For anyone interested in the rights of those with guide dogs, you'll want to
follow the link in the article below to see what just happened to someone in
Florida who tried to get a ride with a para-transit service with their guide
dog; it's unbelievable.
From: Nfbnet-members-list [mailto:nfbnet-members-list-bounces@xxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Marion Gwizdala via Nfbnet-members-list
Sent: Saturday, February 20, 2016 1:07 PM
Subject: [Nfbnet-members-list] Sheriff's Office/State Condone Discrimination
Please circulate the following message as widely as appropriate.
Sheriff's Office/State of Florida Condone Discrimination against Disabled
On February 11, 2016, in a stunning blow to the rights of
the disabled, the State Attorney for the 13th Judicial Circuit in Tampa,
Florida released a two sentence statement in response to a criminal
complaint filed with their office as the result of a clear and unequivocal
denial of the rights of a person with a disability accompanied by a service
dog that condones discrimination against the disabled. This two sentence
statement, released by Mark Cox, Chief of Investigations for the state
Please read the entire article by visiting
Marion Gwizdala, President
National Association of Guide Dog Users Inc.
National Federation of the Blind
(888) 624-3841 (Hotline)
High expectations create unlimited potential for the blind!
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