Why care less about the disabled fetus? – The Globe and Mail

Why care less about the disabled fetus? – The Globe and Mail.

Osgoode colleague Roxanne Mykitiuk offers timely commentary in the Globe:

But if sex selection can be characterized as a social or cultural practice informed and perpetuated by demeaning attitudes toward women that many of us can agree is discriminatory, what about the selection of fetuses on the basis of disability? For those of us living with, or living with someone with, Down syndrome, a cleft lip or a missing limb, the selection against fetuses with these characteristics is as troubling as the selection against female fetuses.

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