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Help Pass The Prenatally & Postnatally Diagnosed Condition Act!

Posted Sep 26 2008 2:49pm

Taken Straight From The Press Release! Please read below. We are all disgusted with the current Prenatal & Postnatal diagnosis procedures. Over 80% of New and Expecting parents are horrified with the lack of support or information regarding the a diagnosis of their new or unborn baby. Most of the time the only suggestion is, termination. There is rarely any counseling, support or updated information given to parents! This has to stop, and this Bill can help stop eugenics from being played out by Dr's to the degree that it is. This is why I wrote my Petition! Well the Bill has finally after 3 years, passed the Senate! Help it pass! Make a phone call! Just read below at what you can do to help!

URGENT ACTION NEEDED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Take Action!
Pre-Natal Screening Bill Passes Senate


TO: NDSC & NDSS Members and Affiliated Parent Groups

FROM: Susan Goodman, Director Governmental Affairs, NDSC; Madeleine Will, Vice-President, NDSS Policy Center

DATE: September 24, 2008

URGENT ACTION NEEDED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Pre-Natal Screening Bill Passes Senate

Call Congresswoman Pelosi (D.CA) and Congressman Hoyer (D.MD)

Yesterday, September 23, 2008 the Senate passed the Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act, (S. 1810) known as the Kennedy-Brownback bill. Immediate action is needed in the House of Representatives to pass this proposed legislation during this session of Congress.

Call Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Speaker, House of Representatives, 202-225-0100 and Congressman Steny Hoyer, Majority Leader, House of Representatives, 202-225-3130, with the following message:

Please take up and pass the Prenatally and Postnatally Diagnosed Conditions Awareness Act, S. 1810, under unanimous consent or suspension of the rules by the end of the week.

We will keep you posted as events unfold and as further action is needed.

If you have questions, please contact Susan Goodman at susang1961@aol.com or Madeleine Will at mwill@ndss.org.

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