I get daily Google alerts about Down syndrome. Since Sarah Palin's candidacy, the numbers of news items about Down syndrome has grown around 500%. This is all good; we who are parents of these extraordinary children know that the more you know about our kids, the more comfortable you will feel with allowing them to live in society.
Zenit News Service quotes a Washington Post article about the high abortion rate when Down syndrome is diagnosed.
Pewsitter has an outstanding post on the Election and the Eugenics Issue.
Senator Sam Brownback, a Catholic convert, has been trying to capitalize on this trend by getting a unanimous vote on the Prenatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act. Sen Bernie Sanders from Vermont was the lone dissenting vote.What part of saving the lives of unborn children through educating their parents does Sen Sanders object to?
Here is Senator Brownback's moving speech on the floor of the Senate.