Celebrate the wins and find support in challenges in our community.

By Padgett Mozingo Editor’s note. Last Thursday was World Down Syndrome Day. We had so many great posts to share with readers that we couldn’t get them all in. Here is one example which I trust you will benefit from as much as I have. This appeared at limitlesspurpose.org/ This week, many across the United …

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The Critical Role of Down Syndrome in opening the door to Legalized Abortion

By Leticia Velasquez, Co-founder of KIDS (Keep Infants with Down Syndrome) Editor’s note. Yesterday was World Down Syndrome Day. When abortion was unthinkable in the fifties, abortion activists had to find a chink in the armor of society’s love for the unborn child to justify abortion. They had to find the original hard case. They …

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World Down Syndrome Day: what makes a person happy and fulfilled?

By Erin Mersino Editor’s note. Friday is World Down Syndrome Day which is intended to “create a single global voice for advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Down syndrome.” “Wow! That baby is tiny! How old is he?” “Almost two months old.” I reply. “That’s weird. He’s so small.” “Well, …

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Mother of child with Down syndrome speaks out against abortion

By Sarah Terzo The mother of a child with Down Syndrome wrote: “When I hear about people who have aborted such a child [with Down syndrome] because they didn’t want him to have to “live a life like that,” I am incredulous. How someone comes to the conclusion that not allowing a child to live …

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Down Syndrome Protection Act Proves Every Life is Precious

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Pageant contestant Mikayla Holmgren is a true trailblazer. In 2017, the young woman became the first person with Down syndrome to ever compete in a Miss USA state competition. Meanwhile, Chloe Kondrich is a teenager who has accomplished more in her young life than some people …

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Law banning abortions based on Down syndrome diagnosis on its way to Utah Governor

Overwhelming support in House and Senate By Dave Andrusko A bill which would ban aborting babies solely because of a diagnosis of Down syndrome is now on its way to the desk of Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. A month ago, the Utah House passed HB205 overwhelmingly, 54-17. Yesterday, the state Senate did its part with …

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Kentucky House passes bill to ban abortions on babies with Down syndrome

By Calvin Freiburger Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at Life Site News. FRANKFORT, February 27, 2019 (Life Site News) – Following the advancement of multiple pro-life proposals, the Kentucky House voted this week to pass legislation that would ban abortions driven by discrimination against certain characteristics of the preborn child. …

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Pennsylvania’s Down Syndrome Protection Act Being Re-Introduced

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The popular Down Syndrome Protection Act is being reintroduced in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The bill bans abortion for the sole reason of a Down syndrome diagnosis. The legislation is a response to the high abortion rate among women whose unborn babies have been diagnosed …

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Mother of two children with Down syndrome speaks: “Down syndrome is a beautiful journey we had never planned on”

By Sarah Terzo Ashley Engele is a mom of two whose oldest child has Down syndrome, found out she was pregnant with her third baby, who also had down syndrome. She never considered abortion. Her first child, Rilynn, is now 4 1/2 years old. She writes: “Rilynn is just like any other precocious 4-year-old girl. …

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“The quality of a civilization can be measured by the respect it has for its weakest members. There is no other criterion”

By Eileen Haupt Editor’s note. Eileen, a many times contributor to NRL News over the years, is co-founder, Keep Infants with Down Syndrome (KIDS). The following is a portion of her January 23 testimony to the Vermont House Human Services Committee. Eileen was one of our witnesses to testy to H. 57, “An act relating …

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Told to abort her baby due to doctor’s fear of Down’s Syndrome, Mom says no!

Baby born without Down syndrome, but Mom adds “we would love our child regardless of the disability” By Dave Andrusko Jordan Squires and her husband Johnathan say they “could now never imagine life” without their son Jay, who will turn two in February, but there would be no little boy if they had followed what …

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