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Blind advocates protest airport bus stop move

Posted on April 27, 2015

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ROMULUS, Mich. — The National Federation of the Blind of Michigan picketed outside the McNamara Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Sunday to bring attention to the relocation of a public transportation bus stop — a move they say proves a particular hardship to visually impaired travelers, The Detroit News reported.

About a dozen members of the group, some with canes and service dogs, gathered outside the terminal for about two hours displaying hand-lettered signs like “We are not second-class citizens,” “Safety for Seniors” and “Equal Rights for Disabled Travelers.” For the full story, click here.

 

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