The subject we’re going to talk about is corporal punishment in the home and schools – the pros and cons, the rights and wrongs – and how it can affect an individual, you and me, a community, an entire nation – parents and non-parents alike.
In April, an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal analyzed two decades of data and concluded that spanking has no upside, and its downsides include increased risk for depression, anxiety, substance abuse and aggressive behavior later in life.
US judge who beat daughter with belt suspended By Kevin Dolak ABC News – The Nation, November 23, 2011 The Texas judge who was seen beating his 16-year-old daughter in a 2004 video that garnered millions of views when it hit the Internet has been suspended by the state Supreme Court. Judge William Adams […]
Twenty states allow corporal punishment with a wooden paddle in school. Is your State one of them? If so, when will you step up to give your children the same legal protection from physical abuse, assault and battery as adults have?