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Opponents of R-Word Win Key Legislative Victory in New Jersey

A movement to eliminate references to the disabled as “mentally retarded” from laws and regulations gained steam this week after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation replacing the terms with “intellectual disability” and “developmental disability.”

This month, the U.S. Senate passed a similar bill and the House will take up its version next month.

via FOXNews.com – Opponents of R-Word Win Key Legislative Victory in New Jersey.

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