Category Archives: Down Syndrome

Embracing life victorious: A mother’s thoughts on Down Syndrome

Photo credit: Kelly Vandivert

By Julie Klose, Radiance Foundation Board Chair I wasn’t shocked. The article tagline by CBS News kept popping up on my Twitter newsfeed. It read: “Iceland is on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome through abortion.” The

Why doesn’t Texas law protect preborn babies with Down syndrome from abortion?

By Texas Right to Life October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a time when the international Down syndrome community celebrates the many accomplishments and contributions of individuals with Down syndrome. The month is also a time to

Video of pro-life speech by brave young woman with Down’s syndrome goes viral

A video of Heidi addressing a parliamentary rally went viral, gathering nearly 200,000 views on social media

Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome Awareness Month. We are posting stories, just like this one, all month. This comes from our friends at the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children—SPUC. Heidi Crowter is a 20-year-old

Making a difference in how Down syndrome and prenatal testing are viewed

By Leticia Velasquez Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome Awareness Month. We are posting stories, just like this one, all month. In an age when we value informed consent and patient centered care, it’s a travesty that

Media schizophrenia never more pronounced than stories about babies with Down syndrome

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome awareness month. We will be posting stories, new and old, all month. It would be interesting to be a fly on the wall at the offices of the

1 in 691: Down Syndrome, Abortion, and My Hypocrisy

By Adam Morris Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome awareness month. We will be posting stories, new and old, all month. I researched and wrote a report on Down’s Syndrome when I was in the 10th grade.

Doctor apologized that my twins had Down’s syndrome – but I wouldn’t swap them for the world

Abigail and Isobel Parry started at a mainstream school in last September

Editor’s note. Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome awareness month. We will be posting stories, new and old, all month. The following comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Every child

The lives of children with Down syndrome oughtn’t to be discarded because the world remains imperfect

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome awareness month. We will be posting stories, new and old, all month. In a post that appeared at The Atlantic, “A Generational Shift in Understanding Life With Down

Down Syndrome Awareness Month: A Statement from President Donald J. Trump

Pro-life President Donald Trump

During Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we celebrate the significant contributions that people with Down syndrome make to their families, to their communities, and to our Nation. We also salute the family members, caregivers, medical professionals, and advocates

The perfect opportunity to share the truth about Down syndrome Americans and their lives

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome awareness month. We will be posting stories, new and old, all month. I’ll never forget my eighth grade graduation party. It was held

Chloe’s Law, rights, wrongs & abortion

Chloe Kondrich, right, is seen with Vice President and Mrs. Mike Pence

By Christine Flowers I recently read the obituary of a woman who sounded like a saint: An HIV social worker, a loving mother to three young sons who valiantly fought the cancer that finally took her life,

This powerful sideline encounter will warm your heart

Football team manager with Down syndrome meets celebrity coach. By Justin Posey Unless you have little to no contact with college sports, you would probably recognize the name of Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney. His Clemson