Choosing Life with Down Syndrome

Slate’s Ruth Graham reports on the debate surrounding abortion and Down syndrome. Due to advances in testing for pregnant mothers, termination rates have dramatically risen for Down syndrome diagnoses, which has parents and pro-life activists alarmed. Graham writes, “The stakes for this debate are clear: It’s a conversation not just about parental testing but about personhood, about whether Down syndrome should be considered a condition or a disease.”

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