hereditary defects

Anton Sherwood (
Sat, 07 Mar 1998 00:51:25 -0700

If I may pick an irrelevant nit off this largely symbolic tirade,
for curiosity's sake: is trisomy heritable? Is a mammal with an
odd number of chromosomes fertile?

> <rant-mode>
> [...] even
> if you, your daughter or granma get knocked up by a whole soccer team of
> down-syndrome patients no-one will force you to have an abortion. ....
> No-one will complain about the cost that you bring
> to society when you exercised your right to have 12 children with
> down-syndrome. [...]

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