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A Fianna Fáil senator has been accused of reaching a new low after he said allowing abortions in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities would be “depriving future Special Olympics athletes of being born”.

Brian Ó Domhnaill said allowing terminations in such circumstances could lead to babies with Down’s syndrome being “left to die on sterilised trays”.

Labour’s Aideen Hayden said it was “incredibly low” to suggest there is any link between disability and fatal abnormalities — especially as the House was preparing for a discussion last night on the Special Olympics.

Senator: Abortions would deprive future Special Olympians of life (Mary Regan, Irish Examiner)

Previously: Fada Shortage

Pro-Life’s ‘Lunatic fringe’ And The Special Olympics


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