CP Current Page: World | Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | The Nyhavn canal, part of the Copenhagen, Denmark, Harbor and home to many bars and restaurants, is seen in this August 11, 2008 file photo. | Prenatal testing for Down syndrome has led most women in Denmark to abort their children once diagnosed. The number of children born with Down syndrome in the northern European country plummeted to 18 last year.
But Michelle Sie Whitten, president and CEO of Global Down Syndrome Foundation, said the problem isn’t the free tests. Rather, it’s a worldwide mindset that treats people as animals to be improved by breeding and culling.
Whitten pointed to the U.S.’ little talked about eugenics history.
“The U.S. was the stomping grounds of early eugenics,” she told The Christian Post. “This was where a lot of the big eugenic movement happened. A lot of people don’t know about that past. It’s a little bit like the Holocaust. But if you don’t bring it up, it will happen again.”
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