Ottawa woman pleads guilty in newborn’s death. She allegedly tied a plastic bag around her infant son’s head, and pleaded guilty to infanticide. Also known as murder. But she could have aborted the fetus moments before his birth and suffered no legal consequences.
The baby would still be dead. It would still be a dead baby. His body would probably have been thrown out with the garbage. But society would not seek to punish the mother for wanting her son dead. That is what this ad campaign is trying to make Canadians understand. Yes, indeed, we have gone too far. And the worst thing about it is that we didn’t even mean to go this far.
These little babies are human beings one and all. Why are we treating them differently?by