Doctors Pressured Mom Have Abortion at 38 Weeks Because Hector Has Down Syndrome, She Refused

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Doctors Pressured Mom Have Abortion at 38 Weeks Because Hector Has Down Syndrome, She Refused

A British mother decided to speak out publicly after watching the medical community discriminate against her unborn son because he has Down syndrome. Speaking with The Sun, Cheryl Bilsborrow, of Lancashire, England, said prenatal testing is fueling increased discrimination against unborn babies with disabilities. Parents often feel pressured to consider abortion after a Down syndrome diagnosis.

Iceland Claims to Have “Eradicated” Down Syndrome By Aborting Every Baby Who Had It

Mainstream news channels rarely draw attention to the negative side of abortion, but CBS News did so this week with a report about Iceland’s near 100-percent abortion rate for babies with Down syndrome. “… few countries have come as close to eradicating Down syndrome births as Iceland,” the report begins.

Supreme Court Blocks Indiana Law Banning Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome. For Now

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal Tuesday urging it to uphold an Indiana law that protects unborn babies with Down syndrome from discriminatory abortions. But it may take up a similar case down the road. The decision means a lower court ruling blocking the law will remain in place, The Hill reports.