By Dr. Peter Saunders Is it wrong to kill disabled people if caring for them costs more than identifying and destroying them? The Nazis believed killing in these circumstances was not only right but a public duty. And the German public was softened up to accept it through a skilful propaganda campaign which began in …Continue reading "Eugenics–has Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing for Down Syndrome brought us full-circle?"
Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children—SPUC. Heidi Crowter is a 20-year-old woman from Coventry who happens to have Down’s syndrome. She lives independently, works in a hair salon and loves to laugh. Last week she attended a rally outside Parliament organised by ‘Don’t Screen Us …Continue reading "Video of pro-life speech by brave young woman with Down’s syndrome goes viral"
Editor’s note. This appeared at clinicquotes.com. One father, a computer technologist, said the following about what he would think if the baby turned out to have Down’s: “I’m sorry to say that I just couldn’t accept that. I mean, I’ve worked hard to get where I am, I worked hard at Cornell. And I …Continue reading "Aborting a down syndrome baby because he can’t go to Cornell?"
By Wesley J. Smith More boys than girls have autism, so now, an Australian IVF clinic will search out male embryos for destruction before implantation, e.g., sex selection. A bioethicist thinks that accepting pre-natal autism cleansing needs to be respectfully debated. From, “Prenatal Screening and Autism,” by Andrew Whitehouse: “The internet was ablaze last week …Continue reading "Eugenic Pre-Natal Cleansing Spreads to Autism"
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. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Last August I blogged about a new pre-natal screening test that makes eliminating all people with genetic disease an achievable reality. I …Continue reading "New genetic test brings prenatal eugenics one further step closer"