'I'd do anything for Diarmuid'. Speaking on the week of his 80th birthday, Kerry legend Mick O’Connell speaks about his son Diarmuid who has Down Syndrome, and who turned 40 last November; his father describes him as 'the greatest gift God ever gave me.'
"I would do anything for that boy, He means way more than my All-Ireland medals."
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Another book by parents of children with Down's syndrome, all about starting at school, has been featured by the BBC. "Going to School", part of the Looking Up range, can be used by any child starting school. It illustrates the fact that we are all different but that we can do the same things. #Diversity #savelives #savethe8th
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Dutch Minister for Health, Mrs. Schippers said: “If 'freedom of choice' results in a situation that nearly no children with Down syndrome are being born, society should accept that”.
And that's it in a nutshell. 'Choice' has rendered every baby a liability whose life is decided by others. It will become the norm that every baby with a disability should be aborted. We do not want this in... View details ⇨
"Down syndrome births account for about one in every 546. There are about 7,000 such people in Ireland. How do they feel when they hear predictions of the elimination of their own kind by identifying all future Down syndrome individuals as foetuses and killing them? Do they not justifiably feel that their own lives are being judged to be of little or no value?"
Dr Peter McParland was speaking at this weekend's meeting of the Citizens' Assembly and gave this grim statistic. Of course, if abortion campaigners had their way, Ireland would be like Iceland where 100% of babies with Down Syndrome are aborted.
Abortion is top of the 'wish' list for the tax-payer funded pressure group that only represents women who agree with its abortion ideology. When most other women are trying to put food on the table and struggling to make ends meet, the privileged are being paid by same to lobby for the right to terminate babies.
“Wen it comes to the State [or any other defendant] inflicting a fatal injury through negligence on an unborn child, that life cannot be vindicated through the civil courts.” Family tells of appalling treatment.