Watch This British Lawmaker Speak Out on Selective Abortions Based on Disabilities

Last week, Lord Kevin Shinkwin addressed his fellow lawmakers in the U.K., urging them to close a legal loophole that lets doctors perform abortions—up to the moment of birth—if the baby is disabled. However, babies who are healthy, can not be legally aborted after the 24-week mark.

Shinkwin, who himself is disabled, said,

I can see from the trends in abortion on grounds of disability that the writing is on the wall for people like me. People with congenital disabilities are facing extinction.

You can watch his powerful speech below:

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