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Russian Call For ‘Postnatal Abortion’ Sparks Furor Among Parents Of Disabled

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Over the next two decades, Russia’s population is expected to shrink by 17 million people. Faced with such statistics, advocates of people with disabilities say the country cannot afford to let prejudice stand in the way of caring for the country’s estimated 15 million registered “invalids” — adults and children suffering from a range of physical and mental ailments.

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The government has your baby’s DNA.

Monday, February 15th, 2010

(CNN) — When Annie Brown’s daughter, Isabel, was a month old, her pediatrician asked Brown and her husband to sit down because he had some bad news to tell them: Isabel carried a gene that put her at risk for cystic fibrosis.

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Vermont Lawmakers May Apologize For Eugenics Program

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Vermont legislative committee is taking up the question of whether the state should apologize for a 20th century program to sterilize citizens who were labeled feeble-minded or criminal.

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