Posts Categorized: Disability Rights

Joni Eareckson Tada Supports PA Down Syndrome Protection Act

June 20, 2018 | No comments | Posted in Disability Rights | Tags: , , ,

One of the world’s leading international advocates for people affected by disability, helping countless families including many in Pennsylvania, is now calling upon the Pennsylvania State Senate to pass the Down Syndrome Protection Act – House Bill 2050.

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Committee passes Down Syndrome Protection Act, Full Senate could vote soon [Roll Call]

June 14, 2018 | No comments | Posted in Disability Rights | Tags: ,

On Wednesday, June 13th, the State Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Down Syndrome Protection Act – House Bill 2050 – by a 10-5 vote. Here’s the roll call:

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Did your State Representative vote YES on the Down Syndrome Protection Act?

April 19, 2018 | 3 comments | Posted in Disability Rights | Tags: , ,

On Monday, April 16, after a lengthy floor debate, the PA House of Representatives voted 139-56 to pass House Bill 2050 – the Down Syndrome Protection Act! That’s a 71% majority vote and a veto-proof majority! That means despite Governor … Read more

Mother’s Message to State Lawmakers: “Either Down syndrome is a life worth living or it’s not.”

April 16, 2018 | No comments | Posted in Disability Rights | Tags: ,

By Jessica Capitani

Imagine if someone said, “No one forced us to have our daughter. And as much as we love her, we would never force anyone else to have a girl. Instead we would like to persuade people that … Read more

Pennsylvanians Speak Out: Pass the Down Syndrome Protection Act

April 11, 2018 | No comments | Posted in Disability Rights | Tags:

People from across Pennsylvania are speaking out in favor of the Down Syndrome Protection Act – House Bill 2050. Please hear and share their stories:

Instead of congratulations, this mom was told this: The repeated response from doctors, nurses and… Read more

Meet the kids some say aren’t compatible with life

March 21, 2018 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Disability Rights | Tags: , , ,



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Meet people from across Pennsylvania spreading the truth that Down syndrome is a life worth saving: pafamily.org/alifeworthliving

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Rally Highlights – Down Syndrome Protection Act (3/12/18)

March 14, 2018 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Disability Rights | Tags:

On Monday, March 12, a large rally with families and elected officials kicked off the effort to pass the Down Syndrome Protection Act – House Bill 2050 and Senate Bill 1050.

Meet some of Pennsylvania’s best advocates for the Down … Read more

A mom’s wonderful message to anyone just finding out their child has Down syndrome

March 12, 2018 | 2 comments | Posted in abortion, Disability Rights | Tags: ,

The following story is one of many in support of passing the Down Syndrome Protection Act (House Bill 2050 & Senate Bill 1050) because Down syndrome is a life worth living.

To any woman that is faced with a prenatal … Read more

Down Syndrome Is A Life Worth Living: PFC Press Release

March 12, 2018 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, Disability Rights | Tags:

Pennsylvania Family Council stands unified with new coalition, elected officials in support of the Down Syndrome Protection Act (House Bill 2050, Senate Bill 1050)

(HARRISBURG, PA – March 12, 2018) – Today, Pennsylvania Family Council will stand with Speaker of … Read more

This family makes PA a better place one smile at a time

March 9, 2018 | 4 comments | Posted in abortion, Disability Rights | Tags: ,

“Labels are for organizing, not for people.”

The following story is one of many in support of passing the Down Syndrome Protection Act (House Bill 2050 & Senate Bill 1050) because Down syndrome is a life worth living.

 

My … Read more