Skip to comments.Vegans starved 18-month-old boy to death
Posted on 11/18/2019 5:04:02 PM PST by rickmichaels
Vegan fanatics in Florida starved their toddler to death by feeding him a diet of just raw fruits and veggies.
Cops say that Sheila OLeary, 35, and Ryan OLeary, 30, face charges of manslaughter and child neglect in the Sept. 27 death of their 18-month-old son.
According to the Fort Myers News-Press, the baby weighed just 17 pounds when he died on Sept. 27.
Sheila OLeary called 911 reporting that her boy was cold and not breathing. Her hubby reportedly made efforts to resuscitate the boy but became desperate when those efforts failed.
The malnourished boy was pronounced dead at the couples Cape Coral home on Floridas Gulf Coast.
Sheila OLeary told cops the family was vegan and that she fed her four children a raw food diet that included mangoes, rambutans, bananas and avocados.
She reportedly added that the boy had not eaten solid food in more than a week but said he was being breastfed. The family believed the tot wasnt eating because he was teething.
On Nov. 6, a medical examiner deemed the cause of death as malnutrition and both parents surrendered to police.
They are currently in the Lee County jail, with bond set at $250,000.
The couple is slated to be arraigned Dec. 9.
Words fail me.
RIP, little one.
Murder by stupidity.
Vegans eat only fruit and veggies because they don’t want animals slaughtered.
So they’d rather kill their own child than a chicken.
Throw the book at them, and make sure it’s bound in leather.
Leftists are control freaks.
They will control you death.
The commie left constantly acuses us of backing policies that kill “millions” of people. When the opposite is true. They are the merchants of death.
The left has dragged their rancid ideology into food with predictable results.
They should just throw them each a grape a week and see how they like it.
Reasoanbly normal looking dude. Her.....
Vegans aren’t just picky about food - they’re hyper picky, especially in regard to nutritional content. And when they apply that philosophy to kids, some of whom have to be prodded to eat, and need sufficient nutrition to avoid childhood developmental disorders that will haunt them their entire adult lives, it’s a recipe for disaster. I’d simply have sugared/splenda’ed up every dish to make it palatable. But these self-flagellating adults undoubtedly left the sugar out. People with a hair shirt mentality don’t understand that kids can’t always be shoehorned into their philosophy.
Vegans are morons. When I meet one, it is obvious.
It’s been proven time and time again how harmful these diets are. It’s insanity and it cost this poor child a slow death.
Babies, toddlers and kids need animal fat and cholesterol to survive and thrive. It wouldnt matter if they added sugar to make it palatable and he ate all they gave him, he would still be dangerously malnourished on a vegan diet.
Crazy parents; probably due to a lack of B vitamins for their brains.
“Vegans are morons. When I meet one, it is obvious.”
I say one summer we as FReepers meet somewhere in the US and have a FR picnic.... Veggies allowed because have to have potato salad, but bring out the meat to feed a herd of T rexes! Nothing but meat as far as the eye can see.
Hamburger, hotdogs, bbq, you name it.
Drugged and brainwashed for two generations.
Yep. And we should invite ever liberal we can think of, including PETA!
[Babies, toddlers and kids need animal fat and cholesterol to survive and thrive.]
These vegans were way too rigid with their kid. And now he’s gone.
And I hope it hurts!
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