Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

Idiot Votes

The headline “Thousands Lose Right to Vote Under ‘Incompetence’ Laws”  reminded me of a post I wrote a few years ago about a woman with Down Syndrome having children. Albeit this time it was about those with mental health issues … Continue reading

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Should mentally ill people and criminals be sterilized?

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
For 25 years I have been best friends with a woman I’ll call “Tracy.” Tracy is 35 years old, and she has Down Syndrome. Tracy is high-functioning, as is her longtime boyfriend,…

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Should mentally ill people and criminals be sterilized?

For 25 years I have been best friends with a woman I’ll call “Tracy.” Tracy is 35 years old, and she has Down Syndrome. Tracy is high-functioning, as is her longtime boyfriend, “Tyler.” Amy, they have been together for five … Continue reading

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