So for the people who say they would have said something; what do you think the outcome would be? That that you would berate the father and he would snap out of his abusive ways and take his baby out for an ice cream and apologise?
The librarian tried. It didnt work. Tragic? Absolutely. But i think some people are being unrealistic. She may have copped much worse when she got home if he was "embarrassed"
Further by people approaching him further on the matter.
I dont know what the answer is, but ive seen people; men and women ending up physically hurt for intervening in things. If he was breaking the law; call the police.