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Why the Debate about Aborting Down Syndrome Babies Matters

October 8, AD2017 5 Comments
Why the Debate about Aborting Down Syndrome Babies Matters

Iceland aborts about 98% of babies prenatally diagnosed with Down Syndrome and averages under 2 babies born with Down’s a year. CBS recently featured Iceland as “the country where Down syndrome is disappearing,” and lauded how they have “virtually eliminate[d] Down syndrome.” Many pro-life groups quickly shot back that Iceland was boasting of no medical advance to […]

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A Brave, New, Down Syndrome Free World

March 28, AD2017 8 Comments
A Brave, New, Down Syndrome Free World

In September 2013, Austin Ruse, president of the Catholic Human Rights and Family Institute (C-FAM), wrote a poignant letter to subscribers entitled, “You Can Smell the Devil Breath.” It concerned persons with Down syndrome (DS).  He lamented that up to 90% of unborn children with DS were aborted. Ruse believed there was only one possible explanation for this appalling truth. These […]

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Guest Columnist: Richard Dawkins Needs a Hug From My Daughter With Down Syndrome!

September 3, AD2014 85 Comments
Guest Columnist:  Richard Dawkins Needs a Hug From My Daughter With Down Syndrome!

Poor Richard Dawkins! He’s a bright lad, but he just can’t help stepping in it, can he? Now he’s gone and insulted those of us who love our sons and daughters with Down Syndrome by suggesting that we should have aborted our children. When a mother asks him what to do with her unborn baby with […]

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