SHOULD SPANKING BE ENCOURAGED AS A FORM OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION ONCE IN A WHILE?

Spanking, or, as it’s formally known, “corporal punishment,” has been much in the news of late. And recently, in Canada, following a call by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to prohibit spanking, the Liberal government has promised to abolish a parent’s right to physically discipline children. Along similar legal lines, in June 2015, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts ruled [...]