Down's Syndrome

  • February 16, 2018

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation have  filed a lawsuit challenging a law criminalising abortions when one of the woman’s reasons for the abortion is a foetal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

  • February 12, 2018

    The inquest into the premature death of Richard Handley, who had learning disabilities and died of constipation, identified gross failures in his care.

  • January 21, 2018

    A set of papers on isues to be discussed at the Church of England General Synod have been released, including one on valuing people with Down's Syndrome. 

  • December 20, 2012

    What must life be like for UKIP's press officers? Just as the party’s support is rising, their candidates keep expressing views that are even farther to the right than UKIP’s official policies. Last month, UKIP’s culture spokesperson described adoption by same-sex couples as “child abuse”. Now one of their local government candidates in Kent has suggested that disabled children should face compulsory abortion.