People with Down syndrome apply to be first humans on endangered list

Live Action News | 11/8/2018 | Cassy Fiano-Chesser
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A newly released video from The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) has just released a video pointing out how worldwide, people with Down syndrome are in danger of becoming extinct. Their lives are endangered because of abortion. So people with the condition are speaking out, demanding better treatment and an end to the eugenics that has left their numbers dwindling.

The CDSS notes on its campaign website that “[b]y the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s own criteria, the Down syndrome community qualifies as endangered in many parts of the world.”

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The CDSS has applied “for the inclusion of people with Down syndrome as an endangered sub-species or sub-population of Homo Sapiens to the IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species.” In their application, CDSS notes some disturbing statistics. Thanks to high abortion rates, which in some countries are in excess of 90%, Down syndrome births are 50% lower than projected, with births actually falling in countries like Denmark. Over 65% of people with the condition are out of the workplace,...
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