Search and Destroy Downs’ Babies

The following was a letter I submitted to the LA Times: In the Times’ Thursday, November 10, 2005 article headlined “Down Syndrome Seen Earlier With New Test”, I was dismayed to read the bland recitation of “facial features” on which diagnosticians rely to identify and target for extermination a certain class of  unborn children whose intelligence may not meet parental expectations.  I was reminded of the frequency with which racists have stereotyped African American facial features while insulting the intelligence of a race which has long been victimized by genocide.  Facial features were also used to identify Jews in Nazi Germany and the

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