TREATY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TREATY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Op-Ed: Disabilities treaty would put U.N. in control of U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348861-82/treaty-crpd-disabilities-nations.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58348861-82/treaty-crpd-disabilities-nations.html.csp">Op-Ed: Disabilities treaty would put U.N. in control of U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Orrin Hatch</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T16:43:01.628-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Actions speak louder than words. For more than 40 years, the United States has led the world in protecting the rights of persons with disabilities by enacting and implementing laws that set real standards and help real people. Countries around the world have adopted legislation modeled after American statutes such as the Americans with Disabilities Act. We should continue to lead by example. Some advocates are urging the United States to go down a different path by ratifying the U.N. Convention...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348861@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:43:01 MDT Op-ed: Ratify disabilities treaty to do right by disabled veterans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58293709-82/treaty-disabilities-veterans-support.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58293709-82/treaty-disabilities-veterans-support.html.csp">Op-ed: Ratify disabilities treaty to do right by disabled veterans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Stuart</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T17:57:02.313-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recently, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch has been very outspoken about one particular issue: NCAA sports. He expresses serious concern about the importance of maintaining an “even playing field” for student athletes. Unfortunately, by failing to support the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, or Disabilities Treaty, he has failed to support an even playing field for disabled American Veterans and others with disabilities worldwide. In my job as a VFW post commander, I see firsthand on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58293709@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:57:02 MDT