Show contestant Nancy Rodriguez’s cruel remarks prompted a backlash on social media among families who have children with Down syndrome.
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“My fight for justice and equality has brought us here today to change a law that makes me think I shouldn’t have been born.”
There were 3,083 abortions on the basis of disability recorded in England and Wales in 2020, 693 of them following a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome — an increase from 656 in 2019.
According to the lawsuit, records from the Royal Berkshire Hospital indicate that Mordel declined the prenatal test for Down syndrome in 2014 when she was 12 weeks pregnant.