Thursday, December 7, 2017

Patricia Heaton: Abortion Doesn’t “Eliminate” Down Syndrome, “It’s Just Killing Everybody That Has It”

Emmy award winning actress Patricia Heaton also happens to be a passionate pro-life advocate

Known for starring in “The Middle” and “Everybody Loves Raymond,” Heaton recently wrote a column for America Magazine about the discriminatory targeting of unborn babies with Down syndrome for abortion.

Heaton, who is active on Twitter, said the impetus for her writing was a CBS News tweet in August about Iceland nearly eliminating Down syndrome.

“I was taken aback when I read the CBS News tweet that stated, ‘Iceland is on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome through abortion,’” she remembered. “But as I tweeted on Aug. 14, the country was not, in fact, eliminating Down syndrome. They were just killing everyone who has it.”

That report shocked the nation with its exposure of the discriminatory abortion trend. According to the report, nearly 100 percent of unborn babies who test positive for Down syndrome are aborted in Iceland. The rate in France was 77 percent in 2015, 90 percent in the United Kingdom and 67 percent in the United States between 1995 and 2011, according to CBS. Some put the rate as high as 90 percent in the United States, but it is difficult to determine the exact number because the U.S. government does not keep detailed statistics about abortion. . . . Read More

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