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Right to Repair Wheelchairs – MyChairMyRepair

It’s your wheelchair, you should have the right to get it fixed.

Today, you can’t.

Let’s change things.

Colorado’s working on a law (Consumer Right To Repair Powered Wheelchairs – HB22-1031)

. Let’s get it passed… 1 at bat, 49 states to go.

Actions to take

You can sign this Open Letter to the Colorado Legislature to support the bill today.

Follow and contribute on social media; #MyChairMyRepair

Testimonials

When you own a product, you should be able to repair it yourself. That’s why I included support for the “right to repair” in my Executive Order.

President Joe Biden

Responsible regulation such as “right to repair” can enhance consumer choice while at the same time people are educated in just how vast are the benefits of allowing innovation and freedom in the economy.

John FundRight to Repair: A Consumer Movement That Left and Right Should Agree On (National Review)

“Both Republicans and Democrats are pursuing laws to make it easier for people to fix cellphones, cars, even hospital ventilators. In Europe, the movement is further along.”

If you are a Colorado resident, the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition is looking for stories about problems with wheelchairs and other DME (durable medical equipment) and volunteers to help.

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References

Resources

Right to Repair Europe

iFixit

US Public Interest Research Group (US PIRG)

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition

 

 

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