Genetic Test on 3,500 Anomalies Could Lead to More Abortions

New genetic testing that could weigh 3,500 different factors related to potential disabilities of unborn children is prompting concerns from pro-life advocates that it could lead to more abortions.

As the London Telegraph reports, “A team has been able to predict the whole genetic code of a fetus by taking a blood sample from a woman who was 18 weeks pregnant, and a swab of saliva from the father.” They believe that, in time, the test will become widely available, enabling doctors to screen unborn babies for some 3,500 genetic disorders”.

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