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Andy Crouch at the Culture Making blog points out what he thinks may be the best thing about Sarah Palin’s candidacy.  It has focused national attention on the astronomical abortion rate among unborn babies diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome:

Upwards of 85 percent of parents who receive a prenatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome elect to terminate the pregnancy, according to several studies in the peer-reviewed journal Prenatal Diagnosis. A 1999 British study in that journal found the termination rate to be between 91 and 93 percent.

His hope (and mine) is that our culture would rethink the all-too-easy decision to abort babies diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome.  You can read the whole thing here. (HT: Tim Challies)

If you missed the article Al Mohler wrote back in May shortly after Palin’s baby was born, you can find that here.  It’s well worth your time.

I’d like to hear your thoughts about both of those articles when you’re finished with them.