Forced confinement vs. community living: it’s about morals, not money

People with disabilities faced forced confinement in many situations and are rapidly filling nursing homes

Marca Bristo fought along Justin Dart to help pass the Olmsted Act to prevent forced confinement

The Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice has threatened to sue the state of New Hampshire where people are allegedly facing forced confinement in nursing homes. These are people with mental illness labels who are are medically able to live in the community. If true, the state is violating a federal law that says people with disabilities must be housed in the least

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