Bioethicists see infanticide as morally acceptable

Several prominent bioethicists have come out in favour of infanticide in a leading medical journal.

A special issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics contains 31 commentaries on infanticide from a range of ethicists, some arguing it can be a moral action; others maintaining that even suggesting it is a vile stain on academic integrity.

Commenting on the argument that infanticide is morally no different from abortion, Christian blogger Dr Peter Saunders says “we can draw one of two conclusions from that — either we should embrace infanticide or stop doing abortions”.

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