Category Archives: Abortion and the Disabled

Parents call children with Down’s “a gift from god”

Testimony from parents of a Down syndrome child in an editorial in a newspaper: “There are no more giving, joyful, happy or precious children then Downs children. They are a genuine gift from God. Our son teaches us the meaning … Continue reading

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Father of child with down syndrome: I can’t imagine life without her

Writer Theo Malekin writes about his daughter, who has down syndrome: “Around 80 percent of women who get a positive test for Down syndrome still choose to have an abortion. Yet I cannot think of any parents of a child … Continue reading

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Father of baby with down syndrome : I can’t imagine my life without her

In a conversation about aborting down syndrome babies, one new father said: “When i found out i was going to be a father, [of a baby with down syndrome]  me and my girlfriend freaked out and quickly said ” can … Continue reading

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Mother of down syndrome baby chooses life

A mother who amniocentesis showed that her child had  down syndrome describes the “horrible experience” she then went through. She says: “I got the amnio at 18 weeks, then the genetics counselor showed a video. I remember it like yesterday. I could tell … Continue reading

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Man with Huntington’s chorea: Better a short life than abortion

A man with Huntington’s chorea in his family was asked if he would have wanted to be aborted. Huntington’s chorea usually strikes at age 40 or so, and causes rapid degeneration of mind and body. It is hereditary.  The man with the … Continue reading

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Child with down syndrome learns about abortion: will they kill me?

Rex Brinkworth, the founder of the Down’s Children Association, has a Down syndrome daughter named Francoise. When she found out about the test for Down syndrome and the fact that some women aborted babies like her, she said: “Does this … Continue reading

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Activist says killing disabled baby after birth is “rational”

British proabortion activist Ann Kellecher on what to do when babies are found to be disabled in the womb: “The rational policy would be to allow the foetus to be born (if you suspected it was unacceptable) and then to kill … Continue reading

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Thalidomide victims are not unhappier than “normal” people

An author quotes an activist who helped thalidomide victims: “Marjorie Wallace, who conducted the Sunday Times campaigns to win compensation for thalidomide victims, has personally interviewed over 100 thalidomide people and says: “They represent the full range of perfectly normal personalities, … Continue reading

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Woman who aborted down syndrome baby lashes out at pro-lifers

Ruth Brandon, who had an abortion after an amniocentesis showed her baby had downs syndrome, wrote the following in The Observer: “What I cannot tolerate is the thought that there are people who would have wished to prevent me acting as … Continue reading

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Doctor: Pressure women to abort for the “social good”

Dr. Harry Harris in Prenatal Diagnosis and Selective Abortion: “In traditional societies, the doctors should only be concerned with the welfare of their patients. But in these changing social times, some may take a wider view of their responsibilities. They may, … Continue reading

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