Right to spank state
27 Apr But do parents across the country have a legal right to use force against a child? Every state allows parents to discipline their children in a.
Is it OK to spank a misbehaving child once in a while?
- The Washington Post
26 Jun In this case, the state trial judge seemed to conclude no such right Dorvil, concluding that there was indeed a common-law right to spank.
Parents sue state, cite right to spank
Description:However, striking the same six-year-old numerous times with a belt, causing lacerations, bruising, and pain that lasted for days, could be considered child abuse. Corporal punishment is also unlawful in private schools in Iowa and New Jersey. However, anyone who spanks a child should know that sometimes spanking has criminal consequences. Rewarding good behavior, allowing natural consequences to instruct the child along with explanations when necessary , disciplinary consequences that are tied to the aberrant behaviour such as taking away toys when the child doesn't pick them up , and time-outs.