Dr. Jérôme Lejeune was a French physician and genetics researcher who courageously defended the unborn lives of people with Down Syndrome.
He found the third little mark on the 21st chromosome, known as trisomy 21, in his Paris laboratory in 1959. He was hoping to find a cure for Down Syndrome. Instead his discovery led to a medical holocaust, with national health systems paying enormous sums of money to track down and eliminate these children before they could be born. The tragic fact that his discovery was used for the opposite purpose for which it was intended propelled him to the forefront of the beginning of the pro-life movement.
A new movie, Jérôme Lejeune: To the Least of These My...READ MORE