Tag Archives: prenatal testing

Cognitive dissonance and prenatal testing

  By Dave Andrusko We’ve written about the cognitive dissonance that can (alas, it often doesn’t) accompany a pro-abortion feminist’s failure to condemn sex-selection abortions—babies killed for one reason and one reason only: they are girls. But

Grassroots Eugenics

  By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This post appeared in the July 2004 issue of National Right to Life News. Unfortunately the ability to target real/potential/imaginary fetal anomalies has only grown more precise. And because this story

The Silent Repeat of Eugenic History

By Kurt Kondrich This week I read a very disturbing article titled “New prenatal test is bringing eugenics back to Germany,”  and I could not help but think of the famous quote from American philosopher George Santayana:

Love is the Antidote to Prenatal Eugenic Cleansing

By Wesley J. Smith Scientists recently announced that they are perfecting a maternal blood test that will permit technologists to map the entire genome of the developing fetus. Unlike amniocentesis, which requires the insertion of a needle

Response to Daily Mail article on abortion of IVF babies for Down’s syndrome reveals frightening attitudes to disability

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note.  Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. There is an article in