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Down Syndrome group slams Emmys

The National Down Syndrome Congress of the U.S. is taking Emmy organizers to task for nominating the song Down Syndrome Girl for an award for outstanding original music and lyrics.

The song was sung by baby Stewie on the satirical animated show Family Guy in an episode broadcast in February.

There was outrage when the episode was shown, and Down syndrome advocates became more concerned after the song picked up still more viewers on YouTube. The Emmy nomination added to the insult.

Read more here: CBC News – Television – Down Syndrome group slams Emmys.

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