Results from Tag: 'down syndrome'
Under the present law in the UK, an unborn child with Down syndrome can be aborted up to 24 weeks into the pregnancy.
“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.”
The charity Right to Life UK said that 693 of these abortions were due to Down syndrome, an increase from 656 in 2019.
In a statement, Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, said the ruling “upholds Ohio as a safe haven for unborn babies with Down Syndrome.”
Under the Ohio law, doctors could face license revocations and possible imprisonment of up to 18 months if they violate the statute.
Dr. Jérôme Lejeune could be marginalized and persecuted, but in his defense of life, he could not be silenced.
Bishop Egan of Portsmouth urged Catholics earlier this month to resist the “fundamentally detestable” efforts to liberalize the island's abortion law.
The vibrant tributes that the widow of Servant of God Jérôme Lejeune has received from the Catholic community worldwide, since her May 6 death, attest to the impact of her decades of work in defense of life.