Citizen Action Center

Pass the Down Syndrome Protection Act

Action: Contact your State Senator and State Representative and ask for their support and co-sponsorship of the Down Syndrome Protection Act

Status: Start of the 2019-2020 legislative session, no bill number yet, legislators being encourage to co-sponsor the legislation when it is formally introduced.

Summary: The Down Syndrome Protection Act would stop any child from being aborted solely due to a diagnosis of Down syndrome.

Freedom to Counsel in Allegheny County

Action: Contact your County Council member and ask that they vote No on Ordinance No. 11000-19.

Status: Proposed in Allegheny County.

Summary: This ordinance is unnecessary and does not eliminate abusive or forced therapy practices, which are already prohibited for counselors. Instead, it endangers freedom of speech.