Down Syndrome
July 09, 2021
London, England, Jul 7, 2021 / 08:05 am. A woman with Down syndrome said on Tuesday that a U.K. law allowing abortion up to birth for disability made her feel that she was “better off dead.” Heidi Crowter, a 26-year-old from Coventry, in central England, made the comment outside the High Court in London on
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Herself the mother of a developmentally disabled man who's aged out of care, Maria McFadden argues that the pro-life movement does more for them than Roberto Rivera argued in his "The Pro-Life Movement Goes Cheap."
February 03, 2021
Any resemblance between the ends of Catholic social teaching and the priorities of the existing pro-life movement is imaginary. Nowhere is this disjunction clearer than in the pro-life movement’s regard — or lack thereof — of the intellectually and developmentally disabled.
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'This is a prenatal death sentence given to people who are completely innocent,' a speaker said
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The viral video 'Dear Future Mom' is a rare, life-enhancing contribution to the debate about disability
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