Courtney Thiele was the legal intern from 2010-2011 at The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity.
The following sources do not necessarily reflect the Center's positions or values. These sources, however, are excellent resources for familiarizing oneself with the all sides of the issue.
Medicine's Public Enemy Number One: Prevailing Attitudes towards the Least of Those with Down Syndrome
As a medical student, I did Obstetrics Gynecology training in 1973. Afterward, I pursued a career in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and, other than with my wife and two sons, never entered a delivery room or cared for either of the two persons combined in a single pregnancy. The timing of my Obstetrics education, however, must have been propitious. The date should hearken back to a year that still lives in infamy—the year of Roe v. Wade.