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Please read the work by disabled people on why this rhetoric & conflation is harmful to the disability community @AndrewYang & everyone else giving their hot takes on the
#ElPasoShooting

#CripTheVote #ableism #sanism #MentalHealth #SuckItAbleism #ElPaso
By @MADtastically & @Azza_Alt:

Efforts to Address Gun Violence Should Not Include Increased Surveillance

americanprogress.org/issues/disabil…

By @Imani_Barbarin:

Ableism Is the Go-To Disguise for White Supremacy. Too Many People Are Falling for It.

rewire.news/article/2018/1…
By @sesmith:

Don’t Blame the Mentally Ill. Blame the Guns.

thenation.com/article/dont-b…

Video from @RootedInRights:

People With Mental Health Disabilities Shut Down Dangerous Ideas About Gun Violence

rootedinrights.org/video/people-w…
From @autselfadvocacy:

Make Real Change On Gun Violence: Stop Scapegoating People With Mental Health Disabilities

autisticadvocacy.org/policy/briefs/…
From @TheTaskForce:

Rethinking LGBTQ Policy Series: Policy Recommendations For Gun Violence Prevention Using A Racial, Disability, And LGBTQ Justice Framework
thetaskforce.org/wp-content/upl…
There's a lot people (especially journalists, politicians, policymakers, and gun control advocates) can learn from the disability community.

Check out the tag #CripTheVote to find out why every issue is a disability issue.

You're welcome, dear reader. You're welcome.
And....you can support my work & activism here! 👇
disabilityvisibilityproject.com/donate/
And this important piece by @ConnConnection:

“Every new mass shooting brings a conversation about mental health. We in the mental health advocacy community have been having these conversations for years — decades, even.”
courant.com/opinion/hc-op-…

#CripTheVote #Dayton #ElPaso
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