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    but there is the irony.  The UN Convention was modeled in part on the Americans with Disabilities Act.  But not supporting this is an abdication of international leadership.
    Most western industrialized democracies either meet or exceed these standards.  The purpose of the Convention is to establish a benchmark for developing economies amongst other benchmarks.  

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