The percentage of unborn babes who are victimized by abortion across the world has been alarmingly high for years and the percentage of babies with Down syndrome killed in abortions ha grown as newer, more accurate tests can alert parents about the potential for the disability.
But shocking new figures out of Denmark could put the European nation at the top of the list of the highest percentage of babies with Down syndrome killed in abortion. They show the small country has almost eliminated the population of people with Down syndrome because 98% of all babies who have been diagnosed with it are killed in abortions.
Here’s more from a Danish newspaper on what has become a targeted form of genocide in Denmark:
The number of children born with Down Syndrome (DS) in Denmark has fallen drastically in recent years – so much so that the disorder could be a thing of the past in 30 years.
Since 2004 all pregnant women have been offered a DS scan – called a nuchal scan – and the number of abortions involving DS children has increased dramatically. Last year, 98 percent of pregnant women who were revealed to be carrying an unborn child with DS chose to have an abortion.
“When you can discover almost all the foetuses with Down Syndrome, then we are approaching a situation in which almost all of them will be aborted,” Lilian Bondo, the head of the midwife association Jordemoderforeningen, told DR Nyheder.
A poll asking Danes about this phenomenon produced some rather repulsive results — as the Danish people appear to be elated by the fact that killing babies with Down syndrome has produced a society where such people are practically nonexistent. In fact, Danes labeled the killing of such babies as a “positive development.”
And the steep drop in DS births is a positive development, according to the majority of Danes.
An Epinion survey for DR revealed that 60 percent believed it was good there were considerably fewer kids with DS being born.
Taking just the men’s opinion, over 70 percent thought it was a good thing, while about 50 percent of the women held that same opinion.
As LifeNews reported earlier this year, abortion after prenatal diagnosis has reduced the population of individuals living with Down syndrome in the U.S. by approximately 30%. In a 2012 publication in Prenatal Diagnosis, their research calculated a weighted mean across the U.S. of a 67% termination rate following prenatal diagnosis.
Whatever the statistical realities may be, the number of those who choose abortion after a prenatal diagnosis is far too high. It should be none. To paraphrase the recently deceased disabilities rights activist, Dr. Adrienne Asch, the only thing prenatal diagnosis can provide is a first impression of who a child will be. Making such a radical decision as to end the life of a child based upon a first impression is a most horrible and violent form of discrimination. It has no place in an American society that is committed to ending discrimination in any form.