Noun(1) a person who murders an infant(2) murdering an infant
(1) Thanks to new laws and an aggressive intervention program, fewer girl children in Salem are being murdered, but the practice of female infanticide continues.(2) Murder and infanticide have been declared heinous crimes.(3) There is a very widespread and accepted practice of infanticide in most countries.(4) Abortion is the destruction of life after conception and before birth, whereas infanticide is the killing of new-born babies.(5) Lord Goldsmith said 258 convictions of parents over 10 years for infanticide , murder and manslaughter were to be reviewed ├ö├ç├┐as a matter of urgency├ö├ç├û.(6) Here our boys saw off a corrupt and lecherous Indian ├ö├ç├┐Brahmin├ö├ç├û priest and his gang, who were bent on preserving the alleged practice of female infanticide in India.(7) So is it possible to say, leaving infanticide to one side, what kind of mothers do better under the legal system and which do worse?(8) Of course infanticide is a crime, but our treatment of it must be handled with compassion when such delicate issues as teenage pregnancy are involved.(9) Our practice and our thought recognize infanticide in the archetypal mother, its desire to smother, dissolve, mourn, bewitch, poison, and petrify.(10) The Euripidean portrait of Medea as an infanticide had roots in the folkloric paradigm of the child-killing demon.(11) In places where female infanticide was a customary practice, female foeticide has come in as a deadly substitute that is more convenient, less traumatic and equally effective.(12) Cherokee women also customarily had a great deal of control over their own reproductive activities, having the right to practice abortion and infanticide .(13) There are several offences of unlawful homicide: murder, manslaughter, infanticide and causing death by dangerous driving.(14) The vast majority of women who are charged under Britain's infanticide statute are convicted and then given probationary sentences, often with mandatory psychological counseling.(15) And birth is too late, because abortion of a nearly full-term fetus is (under most circumstances) the moral equivalent of infanticide .(16) A concealed pregnancy was considered tantamount to the crime of infanticide .
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