Hearing considers settlement that would continue ban on Segways in Disney parks

Posted Thursday, June 4, 2009 10:37 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Disability-rights advocates on Wednesday sought to persuade a federal judge to reject a proposed settlement between Disney and three disabled people that would allow Disney to continue prohibiting Segways inside its theme parks in Orlando and Anaheim, Calif. Critics say the ban — and the settlement preserving it — unfairly discriminates against people with disabilities who prefer to move around on the upright Segways rather than seated on scooters or wheelchairs.

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