One would think the head of the ACLU Disability Rights Project would be concerned about the lives of people with disabilities. Right?
In a new opinion column, Susan Mizner, who supposedly is the spokeswoman for the pro-abortion group on disability issues, defend killing babies with Down syndrome in abortions. Her editorial bashes state legislatures that have voted to ban such abortions in order to protect people with Down syndrome from discrimination. Mizner claims it’s okay to kill such babies because we still live in a society where life is difficult for disabled people and they still face some discrimination. But what could be more discriminating than killing someone simply because of their disability? She claims the bans on aborting babies with Down syndrome are a waste of time because they don’t actually improve the lives of disabled people. […]