- Philosopher and medical ethicist Francesca Minerva argues that killing a newborn is little different to aborting it in the womb
- Even a healthy baby could have its life snuffed out if the mother decides she can't afford to look after it, Dr Minerva suggested
- Doctor receives death threats and hate calls telling her to 'burn in hell'
When infanticide was mandatory: How values have changed through history
As the hate calls came in, Dr Minerva she had not been expecting the overwhelmingly negative reaction.