Down Syndrome Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

Planned Parenthood Can’t Disavow Margaret Sanger

The last half-century of legalized abortion has deepened the effects of racial inequality in the U.S. — and Planned Parenthood profits from that reality.

Is It ‘Eugenics’ to Abort Unborn Babies with Down Syndrome?

In Ohio, lawmakers have laid down a marker establishing that it is wrong and therefore that it is now illegal to end the life of an unborn human being simply because he or she is diagnosed with a chromosomal abnormality. Supporters of abortion refuse to respond to this argument, because to do so would expose the logic of all abortion, which, regardless of disabilities, grants some human beings the power to declare the lives of others not worth living.

Pro-Life Campaign to Curb Down-Syndrome Abortions Gains Steam

At the state and federal levels, proposals banning abortion on the basis of a prenatal Down-syndrome diagnosis are making progress.

Ending Abortion of Down-Syndrome Children in the United Kingdom

Activists have mounted a campaign against a policy that permits unlimited abortion of unborn children diagnosed with disabilities.

The Supreme Court Should Protect Unborn Children with Down Syndrome

Regardless of our nation’s polarized views on the policy and politics of abortion, it is clear that our Constitution does not include a right to abort children merely because of disfavored characteristics.