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Aug 252014 1 Response

Beliefs Have Consequences (or Why You Shouldn’t Abort a Child with Down Syndrome)

World renown atheist, Richard Dawkins created a social media firestorm last week when he encouraged couples who received a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome to abort the child. He went as far as to say it is “immoral” to bring a child with Down syndrome into the world since the child cannot contribute as much to society. “Abort and try again,” was his response. The Down syndrome community strongly and emphatically rebuked Dawkins for suchContinue Reading…

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