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Should Spanking be Banned?

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2 years ago by Debbie Anderson in Lifestyle > Family

Vanessa Feltz was talking about the UN making, let's say, a strong recommendation that in the UK spanking should be outlawed as it already is in Scandinavia. It would harms the child's dignity. Were you spanked? Do, did, would you spank? Should it be banned?

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BENJAMIN

IT'S OK SOMETIMES IF YOU"RE NOT BEATING IN REVENGE OR BRUISING A CHILD. I KNOW FATHER WHO BEAT THERE KIDS COS THEY ARE FRUSTRATED AND TIRED AND FED UP. BEATING SHOULD NEVER BE THE EASY OPTION BUT SOMETIMES ITS THE BEST OPTION.

2 years ago by BENJAMIN

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bryanevans

I was spanked by my old man. There's pro's and cons be very careful I'd say. I think we're getting past that stage now where its a practice, but I would always want to have that option without the law looking over my shoulders. There are restrictions in place already and I they are fair.

2 years ago by bryanevans

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voice-of-reason

Yes it should. I think it's always a sign of weakness. You can't communicate so you hit, impressive.

2 years ago by voice-of-reason

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Mitchell Hill

What about crisis situations when you don't have times to discuss in a public setiing?

2 years ago by Mitchell Hill

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Linda Wilson

I was not spanked as a child, my parents thought it was a waste of time and effort. It's all well and good for us to be speculating about it from our own positions but scores of children are damaged by domestic violence every year. Yes spanking should be banned.

2 years ago by Linda Wilson

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Felipe

I think it goes too far. In my country its also big fight with Europe Union. Government are bored so they want run the family.

2 years ago by Felipe

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Niti C

2 years ago by Niti C

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Frisbee

She's good on child issues. Oprah i mean

2 years ago by Frisbee

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Frisbee

Immediately. And also other sorts of cluelty such as calling names and verbal abuse. Thats almost impossible to do i know but still parents should treat children like humans.

2 years ago by Frisbee

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Princess Geena

I think it should be banned. Girls don't get spanked but boys do why is that? They are naughty of course that we know, but girls always get off because parents think it's rude to beat a girl.

2 years ago by Princess Geena

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Mitchell Hill

Have you noticed how good most girls are compared to their male siblings?

2 years ago by Mitchell Hill

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Frisbee

That's a joke haha, I'm not going to say anything against girlsingeneral, but that def is not my experience.

2 years ago by Frisbee

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robbie_t

Yes, make a demand on people, let them develop real parenting skills, the world would only be a much better place.

2 years ago by robbie_t

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Tracey Howell

Yes

2 years ago by Tracey Howell

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Peng

No, in my culture spanking is regular, and i personally did not see it abused. This may not be popular, but the fact is that boys' brains take 6 years to kick in properly. The reasoning part of their brain is still in evolution. Their sensory brain is alive and well. That's why spanking is like speaking a love language that boys can decode. It did me a ton of good and i never doubted for one second that my parents loved me.

2 years ago by Peng

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Keep D Change

Yes fine but that's different. If a culture is disciplined like that that, that's something else than parents venting anger and frustration. And in the western world its often just a last resort because the mom or dad feels powerless. It doesn't do any good except to say to the child 'Im a useless parent and you're a useless child by the way as well" It brings everyone down.

2 years ago by Keep D Change

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The Oracle

Completely true KDC.

2 years ago by The Oracle

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Debbie Anderson

I was spanked, a few times. If it's done in good love ans humour however funny that may sound, it's not doing much harm. But how do you regulate this? One can not. So that's why yes it's most likely better banned. I havent really made up my own mind aboyt it, that's why I wanted you to chime in. Thanks all xxx

2 years ago by Debbie Anderson

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Ross

The Scottish government have announced they will ban Smacking. Should the rest of the UK follow them?

3 months ago by Ross

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Niti C

I think the government should discourage it, not fine or punish people. I think its wrong but it should be changed by education.

3 months ago by Niti C

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Justin E

Ban it. No thinking parent spanks their child nowadays.

3 months ago by Justin E

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