Advocacy

The Bazelon Center has always worked to ensure that national policy is informed by the on the ground knowledge gained from our legal advocacy. Our advocacy agenda reflects the most pressing issues for people with disabilities on Capitol Hill and across the United States. On this page you will find a collection of letters, alerts and other resources on our advocacy efforts.

Bazelon Center Review: Mental Health is Wrong Focus for Gun Violence Prevention

On August 23, 2019, the Bazelon Center issued a review of studies concerning the relationship, or lack thereof, between psychiatric disabilities and gun violence.  The evidence is clear:  people with mental health disabilities are responsible for a miniscule percentage of violence and mental health is the wrong focus for gun violence prevention efforts.

 

 Letters and Other Resources

Kavanaugh Nomination Updates

ADA Notification Resources

1115 Research and Demonstration Waiver Comments

Alerts