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The US is one of very few countries that considers maternal infanticide as murder.  What??  Other countries don’t consider killing your infant as murder?  No.  Britain passed their Infanticide Act back in 1922 & 1938 which cast such an event as manslaughter.  They recognized Postpartum Psychosis (PPP) back then.

Here’s the article, HERE about State Representative Farrar’s legislation.  It’s very good–accurate.

Our own Hawaii PPP incidences have been covered HERE which talks about a woman in 1965 who did virtually the same thing as Andrea Yates, drowning her five children.  Mrs. Young was sent to the State Hospital.  Five children.  Remember that and then explain why 40+ years later how a young mother in Hawaii gets potentially 20 years in prison.   That story is HERE

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