Man with Down Syndrome speaks to Congress about how he shouldn't have to justify his existance

Diane DeVillers
Posted January 1, 2018 from United States

This is the most profound video of last year when a man with down syndrome speaks to Congress about how in Iceland scientists are trying to prevent births of anyone with down syndrome. Where women are aborting their babies when they find out they are going to give birth to them. He speaks from the heart and tells the world that his life is proof that people with Down syndrome want to live full loving lives.

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  • jlanghus
    Jan 02
    Jan 02

    Wow, Diane. Thanks for sharing this article.

  • Tamarack Verrall
    Jan 07
    Jan 07

    Hi Diane,

    Yes, thanks for sharing this. A woman's right to choose combined with the ethics behind the choices is an ongoing discussion that is needed, for compelling reasons described here. It is a complicated discussion that is being brought forward in Iceland. It is encouraging that there is room for discussion about ethics and direction without assuming that choice as a whole must be taken away.

    In sisterhood,