[nagdu] Trying to understand: denial of access bad allergies

Kaye Kipp kkipp123 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 18:17:42 UTC 2015

Well, it's my opinion that whoever is telling you you are selfish is off
base.  It sounds to me that that person, or those persons, need to
familiarize themselves with theADA.  


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From: nagdu [mailto:nagdu-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Aleeha Dudley via
Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 10:55 AM
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Subject: [nagdu] Trying to understand: denial of access bad allergies

Hello all, 
Can you guys weigh in on this? I have been severely criticized and called
selfish for my opinion on this matter. This especially has to do with denial
of access to uber vehicles, but could also have implications elsewhere. 
Let's start with a hypothetical situation. I request a ride with the uber
app. As I do not think it is necessary, I do not inform the driver that I am
accompanied by my dog. The driver shows up and says that they cannot take my
dog because they or someone in their family has a severe allergy to dog
dander, to the point that their throat closes up. 
In my opinion, this person shouldn't be driving anyway because anyone could
be carrying pet dander on their clothing. My dog poses just as much a risk
as the next person if my dog is well groomed. I believe that everyone should
follow the law. Now, I'm told that this view makes me close minded and
selfish. I have a similar view on fear of dogs. I'm told that we are all
being close minded and spewing rhetoric when we talk about the uber lawsuit,
but that is a topic for another post. What do you all think? 

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