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IRS Introduces Virtual Settlement Days To Help Resolve Tax Disputes During COVID-19

The IRS Office of Chief Counsel has announced that their Settlement Days program will continue to allow unrepresented taxpayers to work towards resolving their pending United States Tax Court case despite “stay-at-home” orders in many jurisdictions. The twist? It’s virtual. Source: IRS Introduces Virtual Settlement Days To Help Resolve Tax Disputes During COVID-19

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Autism Speaks Protest Gets Nasty Response From A$ Executive’s Husband #KindnessCounts | Fierce Autistics And Allies

Fierce Autistics and Allies Published by Amanda Seigler 路 12 hrs 路  Official Statement from the Executive Director On April 25, 2020, Fierce Autistics and Allies protested a kickoff event for Autism Speaks. It was “Steps for Kindness.” This was a virtual walk to fundraise for the corporation. The turn out was more than anything we could ask for and […]

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Scam Over Genesis II “Church” (aka #BleachCult) | The Autistic Avenger

The Autistic AvengerApril 18 at 4:43 PM 路  馃憦馃徎馃榿馃帀. YAY !!! 馃槻 FINALLY ! 馃憤馃徎 So, a step beyond this week’s earlier amazing news, the U.S. FDA being discontent with just a warning letter, has now issued an 路injunction路 against the #BleachCult known as Genesis 2 “Church” ! 馃槉 YAY ! ! ! The original link is currently down, I’ll paste it to the […]

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ASAN Comments on DOT鈥檚 Proposed Rule on Service Animals and Air Travel | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network聽1聽聽appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Department of Transportation鈥檚 proposed rule,聽2聽聽which revises Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulations to exclude emotional support animals (ESAs) from recognition as service animals. The proposed rule additionally clarifies the law as it pertains to breed restrictions and what air carriers may request of people […]

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Update: White House Fails Autistic Community For 4th Year In A Row | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network condemns the White House鈥檚 participation in Autism Speaks鈥 鈥淟ight It Up Blue鈥 campaign聽again聽this聽year. Autistic people deserve a government that shows us through their actions that autistic people are listened to, supported, and accepted. Instead, the White House continues to take the lead of an organization that continually聽disregards the voices of […]

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So “Autism Awareness” month by non-Autistics is almost here. | Eve Reiland

So “Autism Awareness” month by non-Autistics is almost here. Let me tell you some of what Autistics actually get: – Non-Autistics choosing other non-Autistics for their great Autism advocacy. No Autistics needed for these determinations. – A lot of blue light that represents Autism Speaks, not Autistic people. We light it up gold, or go […]

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ACLU Comment on FDA鈥檚 Final Rule to Ban Electrical Stimulation Devices | American Civil Liberties Union

WASHINGTON 鈥 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Congressional Appropriations published a final rule today to ban electrical stimulation devices (ESDs). These devices were marketed as Source: ACLU Comment on FDA鈥檚 Final Rule to Ban Electrical Stimulation Devices | American Civil Liberties Union