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Spanking and Parental Privilege Posted on Jul 3

The Supreme Judicial Court has ruled for the first time that “reasonable force” used by parent in the discipline of their children is permissible. The justices say the force used must be “reasonably related to the purpose of safeguarding or promoting the welfare of the   …Continue Reading Spanking and Parental Privilege