'Dont Screen Us Out' plea from Down syndrome campaigners

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Campaigners are calling on the Isle of Man Government to revoke a decision to roll out a new pre-natal test for Down syndrome.

The advocacy group 'Don't Screen Us Out' says the procedure - which allows for more accurate and earlier detection of the syndrome - could have a 'massive impact' on our community: 
 
 
The group claims there has been no ethical review of the proposed roll out. 
 
Spokeswoman Lynn Murray says there's also been a failure to communicate with people with Down syndrome and their families:
 

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