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From “Race, Gender, and Genetic Technologies: A New Reproductive Dystopia?” by Dorothy Roberts in Signs: The Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 2009, v. 34, no. 4, p. 792: Brian Skotko’s survey of 985 mothers who received postnatal (after birth) diagnoses of Down syndrome for their children similarly discovered that many of the mothers […]

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Dr. Peter Saunders, CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship in the UK, wrote a thoughtful blog post on a new German monument dedicated to people with disabilities who were killed under Hitler’s T4 program. In his post he quotes from documents that explored the role of doctors in these murders: The beginnings at first were merely […]

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Helpful, but not the answer

Thank you to @snappin_min who pointed me to @lovethatmax who linked to a study that was just released by the American Journal of Medical Genetics. Brian Skotko has made his career working with families and children dealing with Down syndrome, and I’m very glad he has.  Once again, he has partnered with other researchers looking […]

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Dr. Brian Skotko, a Down syndrome specialist at Children’s Hospital Boston, cites a study in the article, New earlier blood test for Down syndrome pregnancies may bring women comfort — or conflict, that “the number of Down syndrome births in the nation dropped 11 percent between 1989 and 2006, a time when it would otherwise be […]

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Al Mohler has been a consistent voice of support for unborn children with disabilities.  Yesterday in his blog he also noted how parents of unborn children with Down syndrome are aborting at astonishing rates – over 90%. Dr. Mohler quotes Dr. Brian Skotko, a clinical genetics fellow at Children’s Hospital Boston who has a sister […]

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