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  •  Excellent comment. In ancient Rome, the (1+ / 0-)
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    legal equivalent was "pater familias," or "the head of the household," who was legally justified in killing his own children for whatever reason he deemed necessary--usually a breach of family honor, like a child getting pregnant or being deemed a coward.  

    Sarah Palin: all pistol and no squint.

    by CanyonWren on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 07:17:43 AM PST

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