Did you know the U.S. Postal Service has a legally mandated program that allows blind or other physically handicapped people to send and receive certain types of mail at no charge? Established more than a century ago — well before the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 — the program is known as Free Matter for the Blind.
We here at “Pushing the Envelope” want to wish all our readers a very happy, healthy, and safe Fourth of July. On this day we mark the 246th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence — a document that heralded the start of our great experiment in democracy. Since then, the United States has become a beacon of hope and freedom throughout the world.