Posts Categorized: Disability Rights

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 | 1 comment | 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: , , ,



Show this in church or to your small group: Click here to download the video

Video also available on Youtube

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

PA’s Down … Read more

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

5 ways to support children diagnosed with Down syndrome

March 5, 2018 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Disability Rights | Tags:

1) Attend the Rally – PA State Capitol Rotunda, Monday, March 12 @ 2:30pm

New legislation, House Bill 2050 & Senate Bill 1050, would improve Pennsylvania by prohibiting by law an abortion of any child solely due to a diagnosis … Read more