Tag Archives: spanking

As(s)ine Legislation

Spanking is not ipso facto physical abuse. Furthermore, abusus non tollit usus – the abuse of a thing does not destroy it’s right use. CALIFORNIA TO CONSIDER OUTLAWING SPANKING The story notes “it would be a misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail or a fine up to $1,000, although a legal expert […]

Beatings For the LORD?

Schools demand ‘biblical right to smack children’ Private Christian schools must be allowed to smack pupils with parents’ consent, the Court of Appeal has heard. Forty schools, spearheaded by the Christian Fellowship School in Liverpool, want a change in the law to allow them to use corporal punishment. Their attempt to challenge legislation banning smacking […]