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"
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 …Continue reading "Pennsylvania’s Down Syndrome Protection Act Being Re-Introduced"
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. …Continue reading "Mother of two children with Down syndrome speaks: “Down syndrome is a beautiful journey we had never planned on”"
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 …Continue reading "“The quality of a civilization can be measured by the respect it has for its weakest members. There is no other criterion”"
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 also says that a child born with down syndrome will have “potentially significant limitations” (p.66) and that even …Continue reading "Woman explains why she would abort child with down syndrome"