By Sarah Terzo Tia Marsili has two daughters with Down syndrome. With one of them, she learned of the diagnosis in the womb and chose not to abort. She says: “My sister looked at me and said, ‘Why didn’t you abort her?’ I said, ‘What? Because we love her, and she’s my baby, and we …Continue reading "Mother of baby with down syndrome is asked why she didn’t abort"
Also signs enhancing abortion complications reporting By Dave Andrusko Pro-life Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson today continued signing pro-life bills into law. As NRL News Today reported last Wednesday, the House passed SB l2 that would protect unborn babies who would be aborted solely because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. The vote was a …Continue reading "Arkansas governor signs bill banning abortion based on Down syndrome diagnosis"
Editor’s note. This appears on the webpage of the Canadian pro-life organization, We Need a Law. Recently, we shared a story about how a doctor and obstetrician repeatedly pressured a mother to abort her child due to her potential Down syndrome diagnosis. The positive story shared below contrasts with that, and shows what a difference …Continue reading "The value of support following a Down Syndrome diagnosis"
By Dave Andrusko Another pro-life bill has made its way to the desk of pro-life Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. On Wednesday, by a lopsided 75-11 vote, the House passed Senate Bill 2 that would protect unborn babies who would be aborted solely because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. The Senate passed the same …Continue reading "Bill banning abortions based on Down syndrome diagnosis sent to Arkansas governor"
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 …Continue reading "Celebrate the wins and find support in challenges in our community."
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 …Continue reading "The Critical Role of Down Syndrome in opening the door to Legalized Abortion"
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, …Continue reading "World Down Syndrome Day: what makes a person happy and fulfilled?"
March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day, a time to recognize some under-valued people By Mary Cooney Thursday is World Down Syndrome Day. As many of you know, there is a real need to increase awareness about trisomy 21. Each year, about 6000 children are born with T21 in the United States. And they need …Continue reading "Faces of Down Syndrome"
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 …Continue reading "Mother of child with Down syndrome speaks out against abortion"
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 …Continue reading "Down Syndrome Protection Act Proves Every Life is Precious"
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 …Continue reading "Law banning abortions based on Down syndrome diagnosis on its way to Utah Governor"
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. …Continue reading "Kentucky House passes bill to ban abortions on babies with Down syndrome"