Yes, Andrea Yates might well have done the same in Cuba or Russia.July 28 2006 at 12:11 PM
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First of all, for all their attempts, Communists were never able to eradicate religion. People went underground to worship, if nothing else.
On another track, Yates was a fundie. These sort of horrors are virtually unheard of in mainstream religions, but are all too common in the fundie sects. Had she been an Episcopalian, the five children would likely still be alive.
Most, likely all, courts allow affirming that the individual will tell the truth, rather than the individual swearing on a Bible.