Tom Cole

Abortion is not a 'cure' for Down syndrome

Abortion is not a 'cure' for Down syndrome

Many of us, whether we’re liberal or conservative, believe the media can be biased, but the bias is not just about ideology. It’s also based in favor of conflict and strife.

What else explains why a congressional hearing more inspiring than acrimonious last month largely flew under the radar?

"I am a man with Down syndrome, and my life is worth living," Frank Stephens, a Quincy Jones Advocate at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, told a House committee on Oct. 25, adding, "Seriously, I have a great life."

If Mr. Stephens sounds defiant, it's with good reason.

In August, headlines began appearing that Iceland had “eliminated” Down syndrome....

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