TREATY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TREATY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Hunt: Zealots crusade to deprive disabled of protections http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57591448-82/treaty-disabilities-rights-senate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57591448-82/treaty-disabilities-rights-senate.html.csp">Hunt: Zealots crusade to deprive disabled of protections</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Albert R. Hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T11:05:01.967-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON — Any suspicion that the political right, after suffering a defeat on the debt ceiling and facing threats from business donors, is losing its clout can be dismissed by the fight over the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The treaty has been ratified by 141 countries. It is backed by the White House, former President George H.W. Bush, the major U.S. disability and veterans advocacy groups, and American businesses. Senate Republicans, however, already...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57591448@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:05:01 MDT