By Diane White (Contact)
To be delivered to: President Barack Obama
This petition is designed to express the concerns of Deaf persons in the Deaf community. What is of major concern is the way we have been treated by the majority in society. Specifically, there has been little - if any - input sought from Deaf persons concerning the use of cochlear implants. These devices have been used without the input of persons who are Deaf or who have an interest in the Deaf community. As a result, the rights of persons who are deaf have been infringed upon by the actions stemming from the prejudice and unverified assumptions of the cochlear implant industry. This is a violation of civil rights in the medical and/or surgical implementation of unfounded procedures. If you share this concern please sign below.
Deaf persons - especially Deaf children need to have their civil rights respected. The infringement of the rights of Deaf person - especially Deaf children needs to stop. This includes a full recognizing the use of the use of American Sign Language or their language.. It will go to Deaf Civil Right March for them to see how many numbers of Deaf person who sign it up for this petition that might help, too. Any comments are welcomed.
TIME FOR US TO HAVE OUR DEAF CIVIL RIGHTS!!!!!
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