Increasingly we are a country run by unelected bureaucrats issuing “rules” which have the effect of law through the rule making rather than law making process. This is eroding our traditions of liberty and democracy.
The Obama Administration has decided that the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to swimming pools and is requiring such facilities to install lifts by January 1, 2013 or face fines of up to $100,000. This will result in the closure of many pools that cannot afford to install the lift. Whom will this hurt the most? Those pools that can least afford the lift. That is to say the poor. Not a fine example of regulation serving the greater good nor fostering the democratic process.
Full article on the issue here.
Link to accessibility regs.. if you dare.