Is Infanticide Wrong?

baby in box

Is Infanticide Wrong?

“Obviously, to go through the whole of pregnancy and labour, only to give birth to a child who one decides should not live, would be a difficult, perhaps heartbreaking, experience. For this reason many women would prefer prenatal diagnosis and abortion rather than live birth with the possibility of infanticide; but if the latter is not morally worse than the former, this would seem to be a choice that the woman herself should be allowed to make….” ~ Professor Peter Singer (Taking Life)

Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage: 


Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies – 

Planned Parenthood endorses post-birth abortion: 

Taking Life, by Peter Singer:—-.htm 

Why Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s Trial Should Be a Front-Page Story –

Abortion used to be a crime. Why is infanticide still a crime? An unwanted murdered baby is an unwanted murdered baby, after all. Doctor Kermit Gosnell once said (when asked about the live babies he’d killed) a dead baby is what women were paying him for, and a dead baby is what he provided them. Doctor Gosnell was honestly perplexed by his prosecution for the murder of numerous newborns, because murdering numerous newborns was his business.

Abortion and Infanticide: Peter Singer debates Don Marquis – 


Jars of baby feet found in a refrigerator belonging to abortionist Kermit Gosnell

Jars of baby feet found in a refrigerator at the abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s House of Horrors

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5 Responses to Is Infanticide Wrong?

  1. Warrants reveal new details in baby deaths via @fox13now

  2. There is of course a legal difference between killing a baby in the womb or killing him after birth. But is there a moral difference? And if there is no difference, does this help explain why some mothers opt to cut out the middle man (the abortionist) and make their infanticide a post-partum experience?

    Mother Drowned Two Newborns to Save Money on Abortion

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