No to Down Syndrome Abortion

“Bring this child to birth” Milagres Pererira hails from Artists for Life, which is Human Life International’s Affiliate (HLI) in Goa, India. Some time back she was invited to speak on parenting at a Parent Teacher Association gathering.  Once finished, Milagres was approached by a woman who said, “Do you remember my son? You prayed . . . Read more

Eliminating Down Syndrome? Or People with Down Syndrome?

Human persons are willed by God; they are imprinted with God’s image. Their dignity does not come from the work they do, but from the persons they are. – St. Pope John Paul II, Centesimus annus, ¶11 A recent report from CBS proclaims that Iceland is, as they put it, “on the verge of eliminating Down syndrome.” . . . Read more

Who was Marie Stopes?

Marie Carmichael Stopes was the United Kingdom’s answer to America’s Margaret Sanger.  Both women lived during the same era.  Both were vocal eugenicists and birth control pioneers in their respective nations during the 1920s and 1930s, and their writings show that their views on eugenics and racial purity were identical.  Most importantly, Stopes’ legacy has . . . Read more