Tag Archives: morality

What They’re Missing

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I recently read an informative article entitled “Don’t abort based on MaterniT21.” While the author Mark Leach is quite right–the new non-invasive prenatal tests for Down syndrome are only screening tests, not diagnostic–I am very torn. If I were to say it is tragic that 17% of women are aborting solely based on a positive indication of Down syndrome from… Read more »

I was not born an advocate.

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As a person who is naturally hesitant to call people out or stand up for myself (often because I don’t think of the words until long after the situation has passed), I have had to grow into the role of advocate for my kids, especially Kyle. Slowly, through key situations, I have found my voice as defender. When Kyle was… Read more »

Why we’re not suffering

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The following article is based on the definition of “suffer” from Merriam-Webster Online: to become worse because of being badly affected by something. Biologist Richard Dawkins recently caused a commotion with his negative Twitter comments about Down syndrome. In defense of himself, he further explained on his website, “If your morality is based, as mine is, on a desire to… Read more »