People with Down syndrome are at a growing risk of being targeted for abortion. And unless minds change, it’s only going to get worse.
My imperfect son with cystic fibrosis turned a dozen grammar school kids into more perfect children. Kind. Compassionate. Empathetic.
Frankly, a lot of Down Syndrome people are better than a lot of other people are. And the idea that they shouldn’t exist is chilling and horrifying.
You can’t tell me 20 hours a week of milquetoast make-work is so stressful that it causes two-thirds of college students to feel ‘overwhelming anxiety.’
His parents have the choice of either holding Alfie Evans or letting him lay in a crib as a medical team watches but refuses to provide care. These actions will lead to Alfie’s death.
Killing those with Down syndrome serves no rational purpose. It is a policy born of ignorance and fear. Worse, what it communicates to those so affected is simply unimaginable.
People who support aborting Down syndrome children are judging the worth of all who, for whatever reason, cannot stand on their own two feet. One day, that will be all of us.
What originated as a protection for highly trained service dogs and the people who rely on them has become an exploit available to any unscrupulous pet owner.
Abortion isn’t about choice, or bodily autonomy, or what’s best for the unborn. It’s not even about what’s best for women.
If this Obama administration rule went into effect, its biggest victims would likely be those who don’t need any more disadvantages: minority special-needs kids.
It is something of a horror-movie marvel to witness just how far pro-choicers will go to defend abortion.
Due to the rise of prenatal screening tests, Iceland is ‘eradicating Down syndrome births.’ In other words, abortion is now being used for eugenics.
A Texas dad built a $51 million water park for his daughter Morgan, who has special needs, so she could have fun with other children.
Persons with disabilities lead much more difficult lives than most of us, and attempting to legislate them into wage equality will only make life more difficult.
Having denied Charlie’s parents the right to seek treatment, then wasting time through a protracted legal process, the defendants in the case effectively ran out the clock on Charlie.
The ultimate question in Charlie’s case is: who should decide what’s in his best interest? The answer: His parents. Not the courts. Not the hospital. Not the government.
If this is where the Vatican now makes its stand, then the most vulnerable members of society—which is to say all of us, at some point—are in trouble.
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