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  • Slate writer: I would have aborted my son if I had known of his disability

    03/01/2012 2:44:38 PM PST · by NYer · 47 replies · 8+ views
    Life Site News ^ | February 29, 2012 | KATHLEEN GILBERT
    Emily Rapp and her son, Ronan, who has Tay-Sachs disease. February 29, 2012 ( - A writer and mother has challenged Rick Santorum’s stance against abortion by explaining that she would have certainly aborted her son if she had known of his disability and attendant suffering before he was born. “I’m so grateful that Ronan is my child,” Emily Rapp wrote in her column appearing in Slate magazine. “I also wish he’d never been born; no person should suffer in this way.” Santorum, who has used his GOP presidential campaign to question abortion, contraception and the fallout from the sexual...