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Response to zaj (Reply #49)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 06:42 PM

88. And here it is - right here in this thread.

First - legally - you are wrong. Places of public accommodation must accommodate people with disabilities, and they cannot withhold accommodation based on others' discomfort.

If my friend with CP is too disruptive because (1) his vocalizations are louder than average, (2) his vocalizations are somewhat explosive at times, and we'll even add that (3) he cannot always prevent drooling - the restuarant "might be justified in excluding him" in order to keep other customers.

You are aware that is the precise reasoning used to exclude blacks from places of public accommodations, women from all male spaces, etc. right?

It is illegal to exclude people with disablities (especially based on ohters' discomfort) and offensive - to suggest they should be excluded.

Once again - I'm appalled to see this belief being expressed on DU.

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