NAD Releases Statement on Marriage Equality
The Board of Directors of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) released a statement on marriage equality for all. In this statement, the NAD expresses strong support for the rights of GLBT deaf and hard of hearing individuals to marry, with all the legal protections that are afforded by marriage.
NAD Statement on Marriage Equality
The NAD affirmatively states its strong support for GLBT marriage equality, consistent with equal protections under the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. This stance is also consistent with the NAD mission to safeguard the civil, human and linguistic rights of deaf and hard of hearing individuals - whose marriage rights have been suppressed throughout history. Accordingly,