Skip to comments.People with Down syndrome apply to be first humans on endangered list
Posted on 11/08/2018 5:13:54 PM PST by Morgana
A newly released video from The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) has just released a video pointing out how worldwide, people with Down syndrome are in danger of becoming extinct. Their lives are endangered because of abortion. So people with the condition are speaking out, demanding better treatment and an end to the eugenics that has left their numbers dwindling.
The CDSS notes on its campaign website that [b]y the International Union for the Conservation of Natures own criteria, the Down syndrome community qualifies as endangered in many parts of the world.
The CDSS has applied for the inclusion of people with Down syndrome as an endangered sub-species or sub-population of Homo Sapiens to the IUCNs Red List of Threatened Species. In their application, CDSS notes some disturbing statistics. Thanks to high abortion rates, which in some countries are in excess of 90%, Down syndrome births are 50% lower than projected, with births actually falling in countries like Denmark. Over 65% of people with the condition are out of the workplace, and a sizeable minority live in poverty. Many do not have access to an adequate education, or proper housing. And disturbingly, animal welfare organizations receive 90% more funding and resources than Down syndrome organizations do in North America.
In Iceland, the abortion rate for preborn babies with the condition is effectively 100 percent. 60 Minutes Australia gave a glowing review to a test they boasted could effectively end Down syndrome in Australia, while in the Netherlands, parents are told they have a moral duty to abort children with the condition. In the United Kingdom, politicians have repeatedly called for people with it to be forcibly aborted or put down after birth. In the United States, 1 in 4 women report being pressured to have an abortion after a prenatal diagnosis.
People with Down syndrome are, in fact, in danger of extinction and why? Simply because they are different, because they have a disability. This petition will hopefully call attention to this crisis, and help bring an end to this genocide.
**VIDEO ON LINK***
>>while in the Netherlands, parents are told they have a moral duty to abort children with the condition.
meanwhile murderers are spared execution for their horrible crimes
Iceland is also DS-free
I lost a lifetime friend because when his wife said she would have an abortion if the baby had this, I told her what I thought.
He didn’t have the guts to stand up to her.
Still, I would like to see Down’s Syndrome completely endangered by being able to treat the fetus.
That’s a ways off.
People Dwarfism should be put on that list as well. Most don’t make it out of the womb now after the tests come in.
*The CDSS has applied for the inclusion of people with Down syndrome as an [endangered sub-species or sub-population of Homo Sapiens] to the IUCNs Red List of Threatened Species.
I object to the terms, “sub-species or sub-population of Homo Sapiens.”
It sounds completely godless. I worked (ARC) for years, and I can vouch for many people affected by D.S.
They all had loving hearts and truly possessed the ‘spark of Divinity.’ / sombrero tip/ Nancy Pelosi
You know I understand why someone would not want to raise a child with downs, really it’s very hard. I don’t understand killing the child.
There are Safe Haven Laws in ever state and those laws apply to Down Syndrome babies too. People will adopt them, there are many agencies just for Down Syndrome children.
In NY they are practically non-existent.
In GA they are about 1 in 300 ... about the actual statistical occurrence.
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