What kickstarted it all? Click this link to see the post by Grumpy Old Deafies which outlines the Clause being referred to.
I quickly penned a reply entitled Not Quite With the Times. Comments can also been seen in response to this.
Another article related to the campaign and opposition to the Clause can be seen in this online article by BioEdge, in which I am again quoted.
More to follow, the above is the background and beginning.