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Posted: Sunday, January 21, 2018 11:22 AM

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FAITH: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin Slams Iceland's Down Syndrome Abortion Practice

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R) slammed Iceland's Down syndrome abortion practice on "The Story" with Martha MacCallum.

The former Republican vice-presidential candidate called the CBS News report that Iceland is using abortion to reduce Down syndrome "heartbreaking."

"To try to snuff out a life, in the name of building a perfect race...harkens back to neo-Nazi Germany," Palin said.

"This intolerance for people who may not look like you, it's so wrong," Palin said. "It's so evil."

She spoke to MacCallum from her personal experience as the mother of Trig, her son who was born with Down syndrome in 2008.

"Life matters and love matters and who are we without love and acceptance?" she asked.