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Sep. 4th, 2009 | 10:41 pm
So... I started watching the news on the 2008 Republican National Convention and of course, Sarah Palin, a current popular subject lately, came up. Something was mentioned that got my attention and really bothered me. First off, there is a mention of Palin's recent newborn baby, who was diagnosed with down syndrome. I thought it was 'crazy' or such a wild mention, that the media would make it a big deal or a huge honorable mention about Palin's decision to keep the baby, after hearing the news of the baby's disabilty while it was in her womb.
Is it even a question or thought in any human beings head, whether or not they would keep the child, just because they found out it had some sort of disablity?
Am I missing something here? Since when has anyone with any disability not been worthy of living a happy, quality life? Who is anyone not give them that opportunity of living their life.
I was truly in disbelief when i heard this on the news, and still am. Much more, when they also mentioned that Sarah Palin's 17 year-old daughter is pregnant. Palin states, "We're proud of Bristol's decision to have her baby..." I just don't understand how it is even a question.
I apologize if anyone is offended. I just feel it is a serious matter, that we take too lightly, nowadays.