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Almost every day when I log onto Facebook, I come across posts from some of my disabled friends in support of a Trump presidency. It seems that nothing he says or does sways that support. And yet, those same people with disabilities also advocate for accessibility, even if out of mere self-interest. Well, there’s a post that summarizes the likely legal situation with regard to accessibility that I think you all need to read and respond to. Granted, I can’t make you respond, but I would really love to know how you can advocate for accessibility, and support someone who has not hesitated in mocking people with disabilities, to say nothing of what would likely happen to the legal framework that you unarguably depend on. OK, things like racism and misogyny aren’t priority enough for you to not vote for this idiot. I get it. I don’t like it, but those are battles that will take longer to win. But accessibility is a priority for every one of you. If it weren’t, you wouldn’t bitch every time you come across some app or website that isn’t accessible. So, given everything laid out in the linked post above, given the eight times Trump has been sued for ADA violations, given the outright mocking of people with disabilities, I’m at a complete loss as to how anyone with a disability can support even contemplate supporting Trump, let alone actually support him. So if one of you could craft a response that’s something other than “Yeah but Hilary is worse”, that would be great. If you reference the above linked post in your response, even better. If you read the above post, and still vote for Trump, and if he wins, I do not ever want to hear any of you bitching about any inaccessible thing ever again. I’ll be happy to leave you to provide for your own accessibility, since that will be the option you have chosen for yourselves, and the rest of us.

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