Spare the Rod, Spoil the Legislation
A California lawmaker made headlines last week when she announced plans to introduce a bill banning spanking of children younger than four: "It would ...
A California lawmaker made headlines last week when she announced plans to introduce a bill banning spanking of children younger than four:
"It would get us out of the ridiculous situation of having our law saying there's justifiable beating of children," Lieber said, "in the midst of a society where we say we value children and protect them."
Meanwhile, legislators in Kansas are mulling a bill that would ensure that teachers could spank students without fear of a lawsuit, even though no teacher, parent or school administrator has asked for such a law.
Consider yourself up to speed on the recent developments in state-level spanking legislation.
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