Senator Brownback: We Must Fight Eugenics

Excerpt:  Sadly, for many in the medical community, these special children do not hold the same value. They argue that these children are a burden on their parents and on society, and this is why they recommend that their lives be terminated before they have a chance to begin. This “eugenics mentality” is behind much of the recent push to expand prenatal testing, with the argument that it is better for everyone to weed out these lives before they are born than to bear the emotional and financial cost of taking care of them after they are born.

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