Mother to join Westminster demo in response to screening programme which could lead to “informal eugenics”

Apr 16, 2016 | Uncategorized

A DOWN syndrome charity founder is set for a Westminster protest in response to a screening programme which campaigners say could lead to “informal eugenics”.

Mother-of-three Maggie Hart will represent the North-East as she joins members of the Don’t Screen Us Out campaign to speak at the demonstration in London calling on the Government to re-think proposals to implement the screening.

They claim the non-invasive pre-natal testing could result in a profound reduction in the number of births of babies with Down syndrome.

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