They practice infanticide
, and kill the aged and physically unfit.
The ratio of increase among all the Polynesian nations is very small; and in some places as yet uncorrupted by intercourse with Europeans, the births would appear not very little to outnumber the deaths; the population in such instances remaining nearly the same for several successive generations, even upon those islands seldom or never desolated by wars, and among people with whom the crime of infanticide
is altogether unknown.
They forget, or will not remember, that human sacrifices, and the power of an idolatrous priesthood -- a system of profligacy unparalleled in any other part of the world -- infanticide
a consequence of that system -- bloody wars, where the conquerors spared neither women nor children -- that all these have been abolished; and that dishonesty, intemperance, and licentiousness have been greatly reduced by the introduction of Christianity.
Suzanne took the bag and departed, after allowing the old bachelor to kiss her, which he did with an air that seemed to say, "It is a right which costs me dear; but it is better than being harried by a lawyer in the court of assizes as the seducer of a girl accused of infanticide
Nelson does die in the instant of victory; and a man named Williams does quite accidentally murder a man named Williamson; it sounds like a sort of infanticide
has been part of the criminal law of Canada for over 60 years but no appellate court in Canada had ever before reviewed the infanticide
provisions in the Criminal Code of Canada.
We learn that infanticide
not only occurs within groups, but will be used by adult males in a neighboring community to bring females to their stronger group, where their infants will be safer from infanticide
LONDON, June 15, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The high number of female foeticide, infanticide
and human trafficking prevalent in Pakistan has placed it as the third while India as the fourth most dangerous place for women in the world, according to a British survey published on Wednesday.
Maguire has examined a large body of infanticide
cases tried in the Central Criminal Court and Circuit Courts.
In the fall, LEAF intervened in an appeal court trial to offer its feminist perspective on the ongoing relevance and importance of infanticide
as a homicide offence that is separate and distinct from murder.
BEHAVIORAL COUNTER-STRATEGIES AGAINST INFANTICIDE
IN CORN MOUSE FEMALES, Calomys musculinus
Pregnancy denial acts in infanticide
cases much as a psychotic state that drives someone to kill another person does.