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Being human was no longer what mattered. Being human — plus certain desirable abilities is what mattered. (photo: Tatiana Dyuvbanova / Shutterstock)

COMMENTARY: Misleading concepts like ‘reproductive freedom,’ ‘a woman’s right to choose’ and ‘fetal abnormalities’ hide from both personal and public consciousness what is actually going on.


I described it as saying the quiet part out loud.

In response to Texas’s new law protecting prenatal children after they have a detectable heartbeat, the president of the Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology, Richard Hanania, offered the following observation:

You can’t screen for Down syndrome before about 10 weeks, and something like 80% of Down syndrome fetuses are aborted. If red states ban abortion, we could see a world where they have five times as many children with Down syndrome, and similar numbers for other disabilities. Could be outliers in the whole developed world. There are already negative stereotypes of Americans in these states, one can imagine it getting much more extreme. What if they also ban genetic engineering and embryo selection, while other places go ahead? …

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