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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Whatever you do, don’t mention Utah ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57574775-82/sltrib-com-treaty-www.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57574775-82/sltrib-com-treaty-www.html.csp">Whatever you do, don’t mention Utah ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T13:57:02.857-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 01:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some recent op-ed pieces that didn’t mention Utah, but should have: — How Cruz pushed us toward disaster — Dana Milbank | The Washington Post About how some Republican senators made the world sweat out a possible default on U.S. government debt, which would have had nothing but horrible ramifications throughout the global economy. Didn’t mention that Utah’s junior senator, Mike Lee, was among those defending the stunt led by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. — Disability treaty the least we could do — Gai...</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> 57574775@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 13:57:02 MDT Collins: Disability treaty the least we could do http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57574283-82/treaty-corker-rights-united.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57574283-82/treaty-corker-rights-united.html.csp">Collins: Disability treaty the least we could do</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GAIL COLLINS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T12:03:01.731-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 12:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Can we talk about the United Nations? I know, I know. But give me a minute. We don’t do this very often. It looks as if the Senate is going to fail to ratify the U.N. treaty on the rights of people with disabilities this year. There are, of course, tons of things the Senate is going to fail to tackle between now and the fall elections. You name it, they’re prepared to not do it. But this treaty is kind of special. It’s based on our very own Americans with Disabilities Act. It’s an international ...</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> 57574283@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:03:01 MDT