Dawkins’ views on Downs spark horror Renowned atheist Richard Dawkins has reignited anger over his views on Down’s syndrome and abortion. Nicola Laver Richard Dawkins In a recent interview with Brendan O’Connor, an Irish radio presenter who has a child of his own with Down’s syndrome, Dawkins said aborting Down’s babies would be ‘wise’. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.