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this disability rights timeline lists events relating to the civil rights of people with disabilities in the united states of america including court decisions the passage of legislation activists actions significant abuses of people with disabilities that illustrate their lack of civil rights at the time and the founding of various organizations, brenda andrew murderpedia the encyclopedia of murderers - brenda andrew was a stay at home mom and sunday school teacher she had married her high school sweetheart rob and together they had two beautiful children but at the age of 40 brenda was having a midlife crisis, cdta newsletter cdtaonline com - pre employment and random drug tests have become standard for many companies but some think they can beat the system by turning to products that claim to provide clean urine