Down’s Syndrome: Modern Genocide

Delight in Truth

Image result for down's syndrome child adult

gen·o·cide ˈjenəˌsīd/ noun  —  the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular genetic/ethnic group

There you have it. A definition of genocide. A term that is frequently used today to describes the horrors of the Jewish Holocaust and the Armenian genocide. But few will apply this word to a group of people who is slowly being exterminated from the face of the Earth on the basis of their genetic makeup: trisomy 21 or Down’s syndrome.

In a Western country if a baby has Down’s features on ultrasound, there is a high likelihood the baby will be aborted.  That is very similar to eugenics practice which is an attempt to control which genotypes and characteristics get passed on to future generations.

In some countries, this has become extreme. It is reported that the Down’s abortion rate in the Netherlands is as high as…

View original post 279 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s