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OTTAWA, Dec 18 (LSN)  A growing number of women who regret having disabled children are launching “wrongful birth” suits against their doctors. Several of these cases were outlined in an article in this week’s Canadian Medical Post. The success of the suits, which penalize doctors for ostensibly failing to encourage genetic testing, or amniocentesis, is very disturbing both in terms of its implications for pro-  life doctors and in terms of what it says about our society’s recognition of the responsibility of parents. Many pro-life doctors refuse to refer patients for amniocentesis and other such tests, so they face a higher risk of prosecution by dissatisfied parents.  To review the article see the https://www.medicalpost.com/

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