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by Patricia McGeever Alan Millhouse has all the interests of a typical teenager. He plays second base on his baseball team. He plays basketball, soccer and the drums. Math is his favorite subject. He has a girlfriend, loves XBOX, and is starting his sophomore in high school. Alan, 17, also

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Sep 13, 2021 / 15:01 pm Tears flowed down the faces of Abigail “Abby” Agudelo’s classmates, as earlier this year she became the first student with Down syndrome to graduate from St. Augustine’s School in Andover, Massachusetts. “We know other parochial schools in Massachusetts are

by Autumn Jones Denver, Colo., May 9, 2021 / 06:01 am America/Denver (CNA). Many things in the McGarrity household start early, including preparations for Mother’s Day. Sonia McGarrity has eight children, ranging in age from three to 18, three of whom are adopted. Four kids, including McGarrity’s third oldest son

Washington D.C., Apr 13, 2021 / 17:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). A federal court on Tuesday upheld an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. The full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 9-7 to lift an injunction on Ohio’s Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination

  Cindi gave birth to a boy with Down’s Syndrome. She decided early on she would never fight with the Church about her son being included in his faith community. As it turned out, there were 5 Catholic churches in her community. When he was old enough to start religious

Washington D.C., Jan 22, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- The Department of Justice is officially supporting Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban before a federal circuit court. In a friend-of-the-court brief filed on Tuesday with the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said that Ohio’s law

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a suit against the State of Ohio’s new law against abortion babies who may have Down Syndrome this week. Filing on behalf of most of the abortion businesses in the state, including the two in Cincinnati and Kettering, the ACLU’s suit says that the law

By Gail Finke Shortly before Christmas, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a law prohibiting doctors from aborting babies that are likely to have Down Syndrome. Prenatal tests used to identify likelihood of Down Syndrome often result in their mothers seeking abortions, even though false positives are not rare. North Dakota