Disability discrimination: Killing disabled babies in late-term abortions

Disability discrimination: Killing disabled babies in late-term abortions

A legal challenge involving the Arizona 20-week abortion ban is currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. Three disability groups recently filed a brief in that case. The brief discusses the practice of disability discrimination abortion.

The disability groups include The Jerome Lejeune Foundation USA, Saving Downs, and The International Down Syndrome Coalition. They describe themselves as “public interest organizations that provide research, care and advocacy to benefit individuals with disabilities and their families.”

According to the disability groups, “[t]he numbers of pregnancy terminations following a prenatal diagnosis of certain disabilities are alarmingly high.”

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