I don’t approve of cruelty to animals, but just as an intellectual and moral exercise, read this story and substitute the words “unborn baby” for “hamster,” “animal,” or “pet”.

Brooklyn teen faces felony charge in death of family hamster

“Sadly, very often, **** find themselves in the middle of these situations,” said Pentangelo.
“A family will have a disagreement and unfortunately the **** is the recipient of misdirected or redirected rage.”
The **** died from blunt force trauma, liver damage and a brain hemorrhage, he said.

Mariette Ulrich is a homemaker and freelance writer. She lives in western Canada with her husband and six of their seven children. Mariette holds an Honours B.A. in English Literature...