Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

Tennessee can enforce Down syndrome abortion ban — Family First NZ

NZ Herald 21 November 2020Family First Comment: A victory for the unborn child “A federal appeals court ruled Friday (Saturday NZT) that Tennessee can begin outlawing abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, as well as prohibit the procedure if it’s based on the race or gender of the fetus.” A federal appeals court…

via Tennessee can enforce Down syndrome abortion ban — Family First NZ

Why does the Prime Minister Support the Killing of those with Down syndrome up to Birth? — Right to Life New Zealand

 

Media Release 14 March 2020 The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern has a duty to inform New Zealand why she misled the disability sector and the community in 2017 by giving an assurance that she would retain legal protection post 20 weeks for the unborn diagnosed with Down syndrome and other disabilities. She has now cruelly…

via Why does the Prime Minister Support the Killing of those with Down syndrome up to Birth? — Right to Life New Zealand

Parents of children with Down syndrome don’t want community targeted in abortion law reform — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 9 March 2020Family First Comment: Finally! TV3’s The Project actually has something worth repeating….“In New Zealand, pregnancy scans give a probability of a baby having Down syndrome, but it’s only about 80 percent accurate. Many women whose babies test positive will terminate the pregnancy. In the United Kingdom where a more accurate blood test…

via Parents of children with Down syndrome don’t want community targeted in abortion law reform — Family First NZ

Why Has Jacinda Ardern Betrayed The Disability Sector? — Right to Life New Zealand

More than half of the unborn children in New Zealand with Down syndrome are killed before they are born. This is a violation of their human rights and a crime against humanity. Right to Life believes that this is state sponsored genocide, disguised as health care, against a clearly defined group within our community. Can…

via Why Has Jacinda Ardern Betrayed The Disability Sector? — Right to Life New Zealand

Mother of Kiwi man with Down syndrome calls for pre-natal testing to be banned — Family First NZ

 

Stuff co.nz 4 August 2019Family First Comment: “if his mother had listened to the advice of health professionals when her prenatal test for genetic disorders came back positive 25 years ago, Bill would have been terminated. “I’m so pleased that I managed to get off the conveyer belt. I’m really grateful every day because my son’s just gorgeous.””#NoImPerfectThanks…

via Mother of Kiwi man with Down syndrome calls for pre-natal testing to be banned — Family First NZ

Are Down Syndrome unborn children being killed unlawfully in NZ post 20 weeks? — Right to Life New Zealand

23 June 2018 Secretary, Abortion Supervisory Committee, Dear Ms Cole Late Term Abortions It is noted that the most recent annual report for The Maternal Mortality Review Committee [MMRC] for 2015 reveals that the Committee was advised of a total of 107 abortions of a gestation of 20 weeks or more. Your Committee’s report for…

via Are Down Syndrome unborn children being killed unlawfully in NZ post 20 weeks? — Right to Life New Zealand

Down’s syndrome advocacy call on Jacinda Arden to confirm time limit for disability abortion — Family First NZ

Down’s syndrome advocacy call on Jacinda Arden to confirm time limit for disability abortion will not be lifted and for Labour Party chief of staff to apologise for threatening action against groupMedia Release – Saving Downs 7 September 2017Family First Comment: Once again, an important call being made…“Down’s syndrome advocacy group Saving Downs are calling on…

via Down’s syndrome advocacy call on Jacinda Arden to confirm time limit for disability abortion — Family First NZ

Actress Patricia Heaton Slams CBS For Celebrating the Abortions of Down Syndrome Children — Young Conservatives

On Monday, CBS News posted a story making the claim that the country of Iceland has “eliminated” Downs Syndrome by giving pregnant women a test to determine if their baby had the disorder and then offering an abortion if it is present. But, actress Patricia Heaton slammed CBS for celebrating inhuman eugenics and made an…

via Actress Patricia Heaton Slams CBS For Celebrating the Abortions of Down Syndrome Children — Young Conservatives

Mothers of children with Down Syndrome encouraged to terminate

 

Stuff co.nz 19 April 2017Family First Comment: Disturbing. The mother of an unborn child with Down Syndrome says she was advised by medical professionals to terminate the pregnancy. Antenatal screening meant Masterton mother of two Danielle Bolt knew her unborn daughter Noa would have Down Syndrome, but she did not hesitate in giving birth to…

via Mothers of children with Down Syndrome encouraged to terminate — Family First NZ

A world Without Down Children

Right to Life Media Release 2nd April 2017 The United Nations has declared that 21st March is a day to celebrate the International Day for Down syndrome. It is totally hypocritical when Europe and the West are not celebrating the contribution that our brothers and sisters with Down syndrome are making to our communities but…

via A world Without Down Children — Right to Life New Zealand

Mike Sullivan: A father’s plea on behalf of his disabled child

 

The BBC documentary a World Without Down’s Syndrome?, which screened on Tuesday night on TVNZ, gave the country an insight into the challenges that the community of people with Down syndrome and their families face with the introduction of new cfDNA tests. These are projected to lead to a further increase in the number of children with…

via Mike Sullivan: A father’s plea on behalf of his disabled child — ProLife NZ