Discrimination And The Same Human Rights Essays

1820 Words Dec 17th, 2015 null Page
So, why do people that have mental and physical disabilities not given the same human rights as someone that does not have a mental or physical disability. This is something that some people choose to talk about but is never fully answered. This statement is not completely true. Yes, the human rights says that every person has the same amount of human rights applied to them, but most do not see that either they actually don’t, or that they are the ones that are taking that away from them.
Discrimination is a topic that has run through many generations and is still a topic that is even present in modern times, that many people deny. Discrimination by definition is the treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit. Discrimination is not something that is set only to those of different cultures, but also to anyone that it applies to. This is something that occurs all throughout society, no matter where you may be. One major form of this discrimination was portrayed at Long Beach, California where, “"Kish 's high profile drew some criticism in the world of blind advocacy. The main complaint was that the clicking would seem off-putting to the public, leading to further stigmatization. Another was that all the hoopla reinforced a misconception that blind people have mysterious powers." This is where a blind man by the name…

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