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‘This Law Makes Me Feel I Am Better Off Dead’: UK Court Hears Down Syndrome Abortion Law Challenge

Don’t Screen Us Out via Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0).Heidi Crowter speaks outside the High Court in London England, July 6, 2021.

There were 3,083 abortions on the basis of disability recorded in England and Wales in 2020, 693 of them following a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome — an increase from 656 in 2019.