mental disabilities

1:24 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Bills Would Ban Use of Word "Retarded" in Michigan Law

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Republican Representative Matt Lori of Constantine is one the legislation's sponsors
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
LANSING, MI -- The word "retarded" would be removed from Michigan law under bipartisan legislation up for debate this week in Lansing. An eight bill package going before the House Policy Committee on Tuesday morning would amend various state statutes with updated references to intellectual and developmental disabilities.