The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists this week begins recommending that every pregnant woman, regardless of age, be offered a choice of tests for Down syndrome.” –AP (source)


Added by sirrobert:There’s currently nothing to do about a pregnancy in which the baby has down symdrome. The ACOG knows that there is nothing we can do to cure the down syndrome, and that a very large number of women who find out their babies have down syndrome end up getting abortions. For what reason, then, could the ACOG want this test to be performed? The only consequence out of this action is that more babies will be killed.

This way of thinking is poor humanitarianism — but excellent eugenics.

For a good article on the matter, see “Golly, What Did Jon Do?” in a January NewsWeek (I don’t have the link, but you can find it with a simple enough search).

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