“The policy basically says that it’s normal for a baby with Down’s syndrome to be terminated right up until birth.
“The reason why this is important to me is because I have Down’s syndrome, I know what it is to have it, and my husband has it.”
Asked how she feels to have been given the go-ahead with her landmark legal battle, she added: “I feel amazing knowing that the case is going to be heard in the High Court.”
We’ve a certain contradiction in the law here.
Abortion is legal up until birth in cases of severe deformity. But only to 24 weeks in cases without deformity.
We have strict anti-discrimination legislation against the disabled. Hmm, perhaps in favour of the disabled.
So, abortion law is different for the disabled and the not so. This is discrimination that we have laws against.
Dunno about this specific case or any other but there is that contradiction there all the same.