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Down's Syndrome: equal rights, early testing and difficult choices

Down's Syndrome: equal rights, early testing and difficult choices

Update: 2021-07-23
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In the UK there is a general 24-week time limit to have an abortion.
 
But if the fetus has a substantial risk of having a series physical or mental disabilities once born, that time limit does not apply. 
 
A woman with Down's Syndrome is leading a high court case to challenge these laws. 
 
Today's episode of The Fourcast is all about actor, presenter and dancer Reuben Reuter. 
 
He talks to Kiran about the misinformation and risks that stand in his community's way.
 
Sources: RTE Radio, CBS, Benefit Cosmetics UK
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Down's Syndrome: equal rights, early testing and difficult choices

Down's Syndrome: equal rights, early testing and difficult choices

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