” 10 Infants, Small Children Murdered by Fathers in Past Two Weeks? Not News, Really. Mom Murders Son? Headlines Everywhere.”

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A quick perusal of Google yields 10 instances of fathers or stepfathers murdering their infants or young children within the last two weeks or so: link, link, link, link, link, link, link, link, link, link, link. Had I continued to search, I’d have found many, many more. In some instances, the children were sexually assaulted or tortured. In general, these murders were relegated to the”local news”section of media reports. They were just not viewed as headline material. But when a jobless, homeless, struggling Native mom murders her child, it’s headlines everywhere, calls for her to kill herself, detailed investigations into her family situation, videos of family members. Why?

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