7 Kids with Down Syndrome in court to defend the Ad about Trisomy 21by Annalisa Lista - 2016.09.09
There is a French court case that will certainly go down in history. The protagonists are 7 young people with Down Syndrome. They are appealing to the National Authority because of a decision by another French body (that evaluates content of advertising) to remove a commercial that tells young mothers who are expecting babies with Trisomy 21 to not be afraid. The commercial was taken off the air because it was considered ambiguous and discriminatory against women who, if in the same situation, would choose abortion. The participants in a widespread anti-abortion movement and the many associations that for years, have protected the rights of parents with children who have Down Syndrome, have a very different perspective. In fact, it was precisely these people who asked the children of the parents they represent (with Down Syndrome) to show up in court, without lawyers -- to give more visibility to the case. Needless to say, they are against the French body that pulled the ad.
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