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Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple and City of Wichita facing a lawsuit over violating the Americans with Disabilities Act – Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas 2021-07-29 11:25:53 –

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Wichita, Kansas (KSNW) – Former political candidate and current hearing-impaired activist is suing Wichita and Brandon Whipple. Americans with Disabilities Act..

In Complaints, Chris Hallmark of Olathe Claim Whipple live stream on Facebook These live streams have no captions, so they exclude members of the hearing-impaired and hearing-impaired community.

The proceedings allege that Whipple’s use of his Facebook page to discuss public issues such as pandemics qualifies as a public forum for the hearing impaired and hearing impaired.

Moreover, the proceedings allege that Whipple banned Hallmark from the page over a caption request.

The city of Wichita said it would not comment because the proceedings are pending.

In a tweet with Haulmark on October 24, 2020, the mayor said that “FB’s life” was from a non-city account.



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