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Op-Ed: Christian right okay with physical punishment of children

Minneapolis - It is not clear where spanking would fit in the Beatitudes of their leader, but Christians from the right say physical punishment of children is okay.

Spanking children may encourage more bad behavior, study says

Dallas - A new study into the effects of corporal punishment on children suggests that spanking a child encourages them to misbehave more often.

Tucson teacher accused of taping a student to a chair

Tucson - Anyone who has knowledge about young children understands that their focus time is limited and that they can’t sit still very long.

George Washington Favored Judicial Corporal Punishment

In the midst of America's current correctional crisis, a letter written 230 years ago by George Washington has surfaced again. When Washington was building the Continental Army out of untrained soldiers, he found it necessary to increase discipline.

Indian laws unable to protect children from school punishments

The teacher allegedly blamed for 11-year-old student’s death has not been charged with murder as her intention was possibly not bad. It seems Indian law ministry is dilly-dallying from years in making laws to save children from cruel punishments.

10-year-old Covered In Bruises Following Parent's Choice To Allow School Paddling

A 10-year-old boy at an elementary school in Texas was handed out some pretty harsh discipline. The little boy's mom opted for a paddling but the extensive bruising that followed caused alarm. The mother immediately contacted local police.

Is Corporal Punishment On The Brink Of Global Extinction?

"Spare the rod, spoil the child" is what some folks use as their reasoning for doling out a good old fashioned whipping. Despite countless adults who stand up now claiming that they are just "fine", is it really an effective tool? Not for many countries.

Atlanta Couple Convicted of Murdering Son; their Church was Investigated for Corporal Punishment Ties

An Atlanta couple was convicted of murder in the beating death of their 8-year-old son, a case that prompted authorities to raid the parents' church because it supports corporal punishment.

How Should Parents Discipline Their Children?

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