Discussion 1

-Read the assigned article about prenatal testing:

Saar, M. (2011, November 13). The end of Down syndrome. New York Post. Retrieved from https://nypost.com/2011/11/13/the-end-of-down-syndrome/

Respond to the following:

Take a look at Colorado Christian Universitys Strategic Priorities, particularly focusing on one of them that states that the University shall:

Impact our culture in support of traditional family values, sanctity of life, compassion for the poor, Biblical view of human nature, limited government, personal freedom, free markets, natural law, original intent of the Constitution and Western civilization.

Questions for the Discussion:

What potential bearing do these prenatal tests have on the value and sanctity of life?
What are the benefits of prenatal testing? What are the potential risks?
What new takeaways do you have from the text regarding these issues after reading Chapter 2 (Kail & Cavanaugh, 2019)? How might these thoughts connect to the linked article?
How does a biblical understanding inform your views on the sanctity of life? What might a Christian response to the issue of prenatal testing look like?