By Grazie Pozo Christie


The number of babies born with disabilities, such as Down’s Syndrome, has dwindled in America, due to what can fairly be called eugenic abortion. Eugenics is the creation or selection of offspring with “desirable” traits, and the elimination of those that are deemed “deficient.”  In this country the practice is widespread, and while done quietly every day, prominent ethicists are not ashamed of promoting eugenic abortion openly.

A society that wishes to eradicate discrimination must address the problem. When we do everything in our power to detect the existence of a baby with a special need with the sole purpose of terminating him or her, we create a discriminatory culture, where only “perfect” humans may apply for entrance. This is a powerful obstacle against equality and acceptance of the disabled, which a just society must set as its first goal.

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