WASHINGTON — The Every Child Is a Blessing Act, a bill recently introduced in the House of Representatives, aims to protect children with disabilities against lawsuits claiming they should have been aborted due to their conditions.
“No child should ever have to hear they should have never been born,” said Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., who sponsored the bill and introduced it to the House of Representatives, in a May 22 statement.
“I believe every child is a blessing and should be treated as such. Wrongful birth cases are a waste of judicial resources and amount to nothing more than court-sanctioned child abuse. This bill will do away with these disturbing and discriminating lawsuits.”...READ MORE