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A World Without Downs Syndrome?

September 30, 2016

Wednesday, 9pm, BBC Two.

Documentary about Down’s syndrome and the ethics of pregnancy screening, fronted by Sally Phillips. This film explores the science and thinking around the proposed new screening test for Down’s syndrome and its possible availability on the NHS.

Driven by the experience of raising her son Olly, who has Down’s syndrome, Sally explores some of the ethical implications of our national screening policy.

By talking to experts in the Down’s syndrome community, the world’s top scientists and including people with Down’s syndrome in the debate, Sally investigates a thorny subject that begs questions relevant to us all: what sort of world do we want to live in and who do we want in it?

2 Comments leave one →
  1. jeffrey davies permalink
    September 30, 2016 7:18 am

    i say unto you woman you yearn for a child at 40yrs old look at this woman she brought a child into this world who always be a child cannot you help her has youl find they innocent children who bring a smile to your face that you go through the years of hard ship they still bring that smile to ones face her endeth the lesson jeff3

  2. September 30, 2016 4:33 pm

    Can we also do pregnancy screening for people who want to abort politicians, Atos quacks, and all the sick hate abusers that support / protect them? Please.

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