“Therefore, Congressman Radel should step down and focus his attention on rehabilitation and his family.”
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Wait a minute — turned down by the Obamacare health insurance marketplace? We thought the whole idea of the Affordable Care Act was to ensure that every American has health care coverage. Some who are finally making their way through the labyrinthine HealthCare.gov application process are being told to look elsewhere for care, such as […]
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Lead counsel Bioethics Defense Fund filed a “friend of the court” brief in the U.S. Supreme Court making a novel legal argument addressing disability-selective abortion.
The amicus brief was filed on behalf of the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation USA, Saving Downs, and the International Down Syndrome Coalition – non-profit organizations that, among other things, provide support and advocacy to benefit families receiving a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome and other disabilities. Read more...
Tolerance, mutual respect and interfaith whatchamacallit.
Sudan: Muslim Man Converts To Christianity, Relatives Burn Down His House ICA (thanks to Claude) Read more...
Tens of millions of women who have had abortions over the last decades worldwide regret their abortions. Marie Ideson of England is one of them.
Every morning when she wakes up she misses the six-year-old little girl who she named Lillie and planned to give a wonderful life — than is until an amniocenteses discovered Lillie had Down Syndrome. Read more...
On September 19, school officials at Canyon High School in Orange California forced 16 year old student Haley Bullwinkle to remove her NRA t-shirt because school officials found her shirt promoted gun violence and violated the school’s dress code. The shirt depicted a deer, an American Flag, and a hunter holding a hunting rifle, with text stating “National Rifle Association of America, Defending America’s Traditions Since 1871”. Haley was forced to remove her NRA shirt and wear a school shirt instead, or face suspension.
Just for context, here are some tweets from just three days ago:
Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services was touting the Obamacare data hub as one of the “success stories” of the launch so far. HHS also referred to the data hub as the “backbone” of the health insurance marketplace.
Karrie is a 17-year-old model for Wet Seal. And she has Down syndrome.
Karrie’s mom, Sue Brown, tells xojane the story of her daughter who reminds us that Down syndrome isn’t a disease and the children can blossom by being themselves. Karrie has been allowed to become a remarkable young woman who shows the world that life is what people make of it. Read more...
Capitol Police are investigating threats made via Twitter that were directed toward Sen. Ted Cruz:
Here are two of the threatening, unhinged tweets (address blacked out):
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There’s a new A-team in Buenos Aires: meet Himalaya the Labrador and three-year-old Hernan. Hernan was born with Down syndrome, and, according to his mother, he is a very guarded little boy. He doesn’t connect very much with other people.
But that didn’t stop the beautiful Labrador Himalaya from striking up a friendship. Himalaya patiently nudges Hernan until the little boy warms up to him. A four-minute YouTube video, shared by Hernan’s mother, captures the scene as the new friendship was formed. Read more...