Pennsylvania House Passes Bill to Ban Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

Pennsylvania House Passes Bill to Ban Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a bill today that would ban abortions on babies diagnosed with Down Syndrome before birth. The Pennsylvania state House approved the bill on a 117 to 76 vote – with Republicans generally supporting the bill to protect babies with Down Syndrome from abortion and Democrats voting to allow them to be killed in abortions.

Woman With Down Syndrome Slams Aborting Babies With Down Syndrome: “Am I Not Compatible With Life?”

Disability rights activist Karen Gaffney has swum the English Channel, holds an honorary doctorate, and is a nationally acclaimed speaker. In short, Karen, who has Down syndrome, has an amazing list of accomplishments on her resume. Yet, she knows that babies with the same disability that she has are targeted for abortion, simply based on a prenatal test that detects Down syndrome.

Christine Hammett

Is a baby only real if he is wanted? Please, choose life! Chris Hammett is a pro-life blogger (EmpowerShop.net) and 40 Days for Life participant joining millions in praying for an end to abortion and for Personhood from conception until natural death. She lives in Central Florida and has been married for 40+ years. Owen Osvaldo (O.O.) is their first grandchild. She previously worked as a graphic and web designer with Empower Creative Services LLC. She's a writer at Commonsense Constitutional Conservatives (Lanterns.Buzz).