Missionaries Accuse Indians of Killing Babies

The legislative push against infanticide is gaining steam in the Brazilian legislature. One house of the Brazilian legislature has passed a bill to allow children whose lives are "at risk due to cultural practices" to be removed from their homes.

Meanwhile, Vaz says the Department of Indian Affairs is developing a policy.

"Infanticide is a serious issue, which needs to be discussed," he said. But, he added, "this is not a discussion that must only be seen through the Christian perspective."

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