Pastor's paddling of son center of de...

Pastor's paddling of son center of debate in court

There are 2 comments on the Wisconsin State Journal story from Oct 18, 2008, titled Pastor's paddling of son center of debate in court. In it, Wisconsin State Journal reports that:

The question of whether paddling a youngster hard enough to cause bruises is child abuse was up for debate Thursday in a Columbia County courtroom.

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amanda m

Panama City Beach, FL

#1 Oct 24, 2008
we have to raise our own children, if we don't teach them the way to go in life how are they going to end up later as adults. paddling is not bad, it is way to teach dicipline
CP Prosecutions

Traverse City, MI

#2 Oct 25, 2008
This is an outrageous and absurdly frivolous prosecution. Wisconsin has a reasonable force law allow parents to physically punish their kids, but Wisconsin DA's have a long history of pretending it doesn't exist. Concerned parents and others should join the CP Prosecutions list at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cp_prosecutions

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