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July 24, 2014

 

 

(July 24, 2014) - The New York City Council has passed Avonte's Law. The new law was inspired by the death of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo who ran out of his school in Queens. Avonte was on the autism spectrum.

December 12, 2013

The Debary, Fla., City Council has agreed to a resolution that will allow 3-year-old J.J. Hart to keep his pet chickens. The Hart family threatened legal action against the city in federal court for violating the Federal Fair Housing Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.