Mother and father and particular wants advocates known as for a Framingham, Massachusetts, Democratic official to resign after he made inflammatory remarks relaying his views on kids with disabilities, suggesting they need to have been aborted as a substitute.
Framingham Democratic Committee Chair Michael Hugo, throughout a February 7 metropolis council assembly, attacked disaster being pregnant facilities and voiced worry that an “unqualified sonographer” may misdiagnose sure defects in unborn infants, together with coronary heart or organ defects.
“[If that happens], that turns into a really native difficulty as a result of our faculty finances must take in the price of a toddler in particular schooling, supplying heaps and plenty of particular providers to the kids who’re born with the defects…” he mentioned.
MASSACHUSETTS DEMOCRAT TOLD TO STEP DOWN AFTER ABORTION COMMENTS LEAVE PARENTS IRATE
Kristan Hawkins, president of College students for Lifetime of America/SFLAction, slammed Hugo’s “eugenic view” Sunday on “Fox & Associates Weekend,” telling Pete Hegseth that the concept has been round for a while.
“That is Democrats saying the quiet half out loud,” she mentioned. “I hear these eugenic, discriminatory feedback each single time I step onto a school campus in America immediately, and it’s completely astounding how the eugenics motion that created Deliberate Parenthood, this motion that mentioned sure individuals should not have the fitting to be born, nonetheless continues immediately in 2023 America.”
Particular wants advocate Kurt Kondrich known as Hugo’s language “past offensive and evil.”
“What he would not perceive is the IDEA (People with Disabilities Training Act) ensures kids with particular wants a free and acceptable schooling,” he mentioned.
MA REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR CHARLES BAKER SIGNS BILL PROTECTING ABORTION RIGHTS
“Figuring out, focusing on and eliminating a human being as a result of they do not go a take a look at is the last word type of discrimination, bigotry, profiling, hatred…”
Kondrich, whose daughter has Down syndrome, known as particular needs-specific abortions “prenatal execution” of people that “do not meet the cultural standards of what perfection is.”
Hugo apologized for his remarks after uproar simmered for days, writing on February 10: “I’m writing to supply my honest and humble apology to members of the Framingham Democratic Committee, however extra particularly my fellow members of Framingham’s incapacity household neighborhood.”
NATIONAL ARCHIVES CUTS TIES WITH GUARD WHO TOLD VISITORS TO REMOVE CLOTHING WITH PRO-LIFE MESSAGES: REPORT
Responding to the apology, Hawkins mentioned a “actual apology” would imply reassessing his view that ladies must be denied entry to free being pregnant sources.
“He was there talking out in opposition to free being pregnant facilities as a result of he did not need sure infants to be born… Till Michael Hugo reassesses his view of abortion and drops his eugenic view that some individuals do not have the fitting to be born primarily based on their genetic code, primarily based on the perceptions of talents, then it isn’t an actual apology,” she mentioned.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP