Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Judie Brown: "Genetic cleansing targets Down syndrome babies"

Judie Brown column

Judie Brown
Judie Brown
March 22, 2017

Take time today to celebrate the beautiful gift of babies born with Down syndrome.

Today is World Down Syndrome Day – a day set aside to focus on the special individuals who are born with Down syndrome. It is a day to cherish their uniqueness and their importance to the human family .

Today is also a day to challenge the twisted thinking of those who believe that a genetic diagnosis of Down syndrome should be a death sentence requiring abortion prior to birth. Such nihilistic attitudes of genetic cleansing have permeated society, not only here in America but around the world.
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