Monday, February 1, 2016

One Lawmaker's Push to Make It Illegal to Abort Down Syndrome Babies

A Missouri state senator proposes to ban abortion based on prenatal screenings for Down syndrome.

State Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, told The Daily Signal he is sponsoring S.B. 802 in the Missouri Senate at a time when other state legislatures have taken similar action to protect unborn children with Down syndrome.

“I think it is discrimination to abort a baby just because of a genetic abnormality, just because they are a little bit different,” Sater, a trained pharmacist who previously served as president of the American Cancer Society, said.

Sater is chairman of the Missouri Senate’s Seniors, Families, and Children Committee, which conducted a hearing Tuesday where Ryan Gallagher, father of a 2-year-old girl with Down syndrome, testified in support of the bill. . . . Read More

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