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Revoke their taxi shield

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Submitted by Beth (Israel), Oct 11, 2006 at 03:02

Rather than give them the equivalent of a government seal of approval (two lights) for their discriminatory acts, the government should revoke their taxi licenses.

Take back their shield - without refunding the money paid for it .

That would make them think twice.

Doesn't the government realize the slippery slope they're on? What's to stop these drivers from refusing me because my skirt is too short or my hair isn't covered?

And worse, why hasn't the government revoked their licenses for discriminating against the blind? Not permitting a seeing eye dog in the car is a violation of the law - plain and simple. And the simple solution is revoke their shield. They"ll think twice before they throw the blind out of their cars.

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