Is the media and Government correct or are they labeling the majority from the deeds of a minority?
An extract ‘My Life My Choice is an Oxford-based advocacy charity run by and for people with learning disabilities. Today, Monday 1st December, they have launched a film as their contribution to the national ‘Who Benefits?’ campaign.
‘Who Benefits?’ was originally formed by leading charities Crisis, Gingerbread, MIND, Macmillan Cancer Support and The Children’s Society to give a voice to the millions of people who have been supported by benefits at some point in their lives.
My Life My Choice believes that labelling benefit recipients as scroungers has started to erode some of the important gains made by the disability movement over the past 20 years. ……………..’
What would you say and who do you believe?