Pro-Life Groups Praise Down Syndrome Discrimination By Abortion Prohibition Act

The following stakeholders praised the introduction of the Down Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act:

“Taking the life of an unborn child because the baby has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome is the ultimate manifestation of discrimination,” said Tony Lauinger, State Chairman of Oklahomans For Life. “Targeting for death a human being who is deemed by someone else to be less than perfect is eugenics carried to its lethal extreme.”

“While society has come a long way in embracing our brothers and sisters with Down syndrome and supporting them in reaching their full potential, the targeting of unborn babies with Down syndrome for abortion remains a shockingly widespread problem,” said SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser. “It is high time our laws protected these vulnerable children. As we celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we thank Senator Inhofe and Congressman Estes for leading the charge to stop discrimination abortion.”

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