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 instead are screening them for extinction.
Right to Life believes that screening for Down syndrome has become a search and destroy mission. It is promoting eugenics under the guise of health care and patient choice. In Europe 98 per cent of babies with Down syndrome are killed before birth. In Britain it is 90 percent. In New Zealand it is 60 per cent. Right to Life warns that we are on a path to eliminate the Down syndrome community. It is abhorrent that this genocide crime against humanity is being condoned and paid for by our New Zealand government. Tomorrow we could have tests for Autism, Schizophrenia and low IQ. [Read more…]