infanticide : Definition, Usages, News and More

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in fan tuh sahyd

  • n  a person who murders an infant
  • n  murdering an infant

  • For India's langur monkeys, infanticide works In his classic work On Aggression, Nobel Laureate Konrad Lorenz argued that man is the only species that regularly kills.
  • Horror stories emerged about forced late-term abortions and infanticide--girls were often abandoned by parents who wished instead for a boy.
  • Manhattan Psychoanalyst Dorothy Bloch, 66, believes she knows why: the small child has an "almost built-in" fear of infanticide, which these hoary horror stories help expunge.
News & Articles


  • President Bush in USA Today
    Abortion opponents argue that the name aptly describes "a rarely used and gruesome late-term abortion procedure that resembles infanticide," as the Bush administration said in its legal filings.
  • Tom Tancredo in Forbes
    Tancredo, a Colorado congressman, called the procedure at issue a "barbaric practice of infanticide" and termed Roe v. Wade a "moral and intellectual travesty."
  • Andrew Keen in Toronto Star
    History has proven that the crowd is not often very wise,Keen writes. "After all, many unwise ideas - slavery, infanticide, George W. Bush's war in Iraq, Britney Spears - have been extremely popular with the crowd. This is why the arbiters...

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