Grief & Suffering | A common response to tragedy says a lot about views on life
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 3/29/18, 03:43 pm
An op-ed in The Washington Post in February stirred no small amount of comments (at least 3,000 on the WaPo page, last I looked). The writer, Ruth Marcus, was disturbed about legislative proposals to ban the abortion of babies with Down syndrome. Or, as she put it, “barring women from terminating their pregnancies after the fetus has been determined” to bear the defective gene.