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DRW Statement on Treatment of Jacob Blake

Protesters marching, one holds a sign that says "Justice for Jacob"

DRW Statement on Treatment of Jacob Blake

Disability Rights Wisconsin condemns the law enforcement treatment of Jacob Blake. After a racially charged incident in which Mr. Blake was shot in the back by police, he was shackled to his hospital bed. Though the shackles have now been removed, his treatment after being rendered paralyzed from the waist down put his health at further risk and violated his right to a disability accommodation. Read the statement here.