"Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment"
- William J. Brennan, Jr.
About this Quote
In this quote, William J. Brennan, Jr. is recommending that society's negative ideas and also presumptions regarding disabilities and diseases are equally as disabling as the actual physical limitations that include those problems. By acknowledging this, Congress can function towards creating a more inclusive and easily accessible society.
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