Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

Woman explains why she would abort child with down syndrome

By Sarah Terzo Mary Ann Bailey, saying why she would have an abortion if her baby tested positive for down syndrome: “Given a choice, I would rather my child did not have a disability. That’s all.” Bailey

Down syndrome: the joy of four mothers whose children are ‘different’

Editor’s note. This appeared on the web page of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation and is reposted with permission. Currently in the UK, 90% of people whose unborn child is diagnosed with Down syndrome decide to abort. Furthermore,

Alarming rise in abortions of Down syndrome babies in UK

By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children People with Down’s syndrome, their families and advocacy groups have expressed concern after revised figures revealed that the number of abortions for Down’s syndrome have increased by 50% over the

Sharing a Secret of the Heart with moms who’ve learned their unborn baby has Down syndrome

By Eileen Haupt To the pregnant mother who has just learned through prenatal testing that her unborn baby has Down syndrome, I would like to let you in on a wonderful secret. If you could fully experience

American eugenics is targeting Down syndrome kids

They are considered to be a public health problem and unwarranted financial drain on society By Christopher M. Reilly The abortion of as many as 90 percent of unborn American children diagnosed with Down syndrome and the

Hoping people listen to their better angels when their baby has Down syndrome

By Dave Andrusko Chris Kaposy, a bioethicist and the father of Aaron who has Down syndrome, has written a book titled, “Choosing Down Syndrome: Ethics and New Prenatal Testing Technologies.” He wrote a thoughtful op-ed for the

Welsh Midwife tells mother the purpose of blood test for Down Syndrome “is for terminations”

Discriminatory attitudes towards babies with Down syndrome are still rife in the medical profession. Campaigners say pregnant women were being “pushed towards terminations” By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children In news that shows how

True altruism mangled by abortion apologist

By Dave Andrusko I suppose there only so many pro-abortion iterations. You can, for example, just simple admit that annillihating an unborn child is an exercise in “autonomy” so fundamental to a woman’s very being it is

Families willing to adopt children with special needs “are all around us”

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation A few years ago, a principal from my local elementary school decided with her husband to expand her family by adopting a little girl with Down syndrome. The couple

Down Syndrome: Not “The Shape of the Eye,” father writes

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. As we conclude Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we are re-printing this post from a while back which is among my personal favorites. No doubt because two of my daughters have worked with

Science and the Pro-Life Movement ought to be natural allies

By Leticia Velasquez Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Leticia, who has written many times for NRL News Today, is co-founder of KIDS (Keep Infants with Down Syndrome), and author of “A Special Mother is

Brave Mom Reverses Abortion, Chooses Life for Baby with Down Syndrome—Twice

By Katie Franklin When Misdy became pregnant in March 2016, she was shocked. Enduring a tough chapter in her marriage and already a mother of six, Misdy couldn’t imagine having another baby. Her youngest had just started