People With Down Syndrome Are Not Endangered Animals
Cute, well-intentioned depictions of people with Down syndrome as charismatic megafauna literally dehumanize them.
With Norm Macdonald, It's Different Words but the Same Dehumanizing Story
In an offhand remark, the embattled comedian implied a correlation between Down syndrome and emotional apathy—and, in the process, he reinforced an old and hateful stereotype.
A Federal Judge Blocks a Ban on Down Syndrome Abortions in Ohio
The temporary ban on the law will benefit women who have sought abortions with the belief or knowledge that the fetus has Down syndrome.
Stop Using Down Syndrome as Anti-Choice Propaganda
Right-wing activists hope that photos of kids with Down syndrome will keep Ireland from legalizing abortion.
How Ohio Is Using Down Syndrome to Criminalize Abortion
The Ohio legislature could criminalize women for having basic conversations with their doctors.
Gene Hacking: Explaining a Breakthrough in Down Syndrome Research
A new treatment for Down Syndrome mirrors genetic evolution by hacking an already-existing hack of our genes.