I am a new writer for DC and I am disabled. The only thing that makes me feel better after a lifetime of suffering from disabilities is to push hard for disability rights. I started a political party for people with disabilities, Disability Party.
Andrew Straw articles
Andrew Straw is a person with disabilities who practiced disability law and engages in disability reform advocacy. http://disability.andrewstraw.com/ Straw was a Virginia lawyer and has served as corporate counsel for billionaire Alan M. Voorhees, who designed the Interstate Highway System and the Metro in Washington DC. Straw then worked for the Chief Justice of Indiana and was the assistant dean in charge of the International Programs at Indiana University-Maurer School of Law.
He grew up in Indiana, where his brother, a retired USAF captain and twice a critical care trauma nurse veteran of Afghanistan, ran as a Democratic candidate for sheriff of Hamilton County in 2018. Jason Straw is head of Indiana NORML and seeks reforms of the state’s marijuana laws like most other states have. Andrew Straw was born at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, where his father was training as a U.S. Marine for his Vietnam duty. Straw was thus poisoned on the first days of his life but was denied compensation and health care. Straw v. Wilkie, 843 F. App’x 263 (Fed. Cir. 1/15/2021); Straw v. United States, 4 F.4th 1358 (Fed. Cir. 2021). Straw started a group for people born or poisoned there called Children of Camp LeJeune.
Straw has visited 16 countries and has lived in the United States, Italy, New Zealand, Turkey, and the Philippines. Straw provided services to the Italian Foreign Ministry as a contractor and passed the written U.S. Foreign Service Officer Test in 1998. For more information, Straw’s CV can be found here. Straw has lived in the Philippines for nearly 4 years, from June 2018 – March 2022, studying disability access in that country, but may one day return to the United States when the human rights violation stop. He is an asylum seeker due to the discrimination and human rights violations of state and federal courts in the USA. http://cpa.andrewstraw.com Andrew Straw lives just 1374 km from where his father was stationed in Vietnam. See also: http://mitigation.andrewstraw.com