the form below to contact your State Senator and State Representative.
individuals with Down syndrome are valued members of their families and
communities, and make meaningful contributions to Pennsylvania every day. Yet
the vast majority of women who are given a
prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome elect to have an abortion. In countries
like Iceland, these babies are aborted nearly 100% of the time.
Under current Pennsylvania law, a woman can obtain an
abortion up to six months in pregnancy for any reason, with only one
exception - if the woman’s sole reason is to select the sex of the child.
Shouldn’t there be more exceptions?
with a disability are valued members of society” (Governor Tom Wolf), then Pennsylvania
should be a place where every individual - including those with Down syndrome -
is protected, respected and valued.
New legislation has been introduced (in the State House, it is House Bill 2050) and your State Senator and State Representative have the opportunity
to co-sponsor this legislation that would stop any child from being aborted
solely due to a diagnosis of possible Down syndrome.
Please use the form below
to email your State Senator and State Representative and ask for their
co-sponsorship of this legislation.
Dear [Decision Maker],
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]