Perhaps the HHS is not purposefully trying to sneak in a modern-day eugenics program to eliminate Down syndrome by regulation. It is likely that the IOM report relied on professional guidelines that recommend the offering of prenatal testing for Down syndrome. Actual experience, however, has shown that such tests do not “improve wellbeing”—certainly not for the aborted child, but also not for the expecting parents.Read the whole thing.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Eugenics Raises It's Ugly Head
Targeting Down Syndrome by Regulation