Spanking

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Massachusetts Court Offers Guidelines On Spanking

The state’s highest court has for the first time set legal guidelines for when and how parents can use spanking to discipline their children.

06/25/2015

Single Parent, Technology

Bradley Jay: ‘Does “Spanking” Do A Child More Harm Than Good?’

Click play to watch the video and check out what some fun folks in Boston’s North End have to say about spanking.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/15/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Kansas Law Would Allow Harder Spanking

Teachers in Kansas would have more power to spank children under a bill introduced in the state legislature.

Currently, state law allows teachers, other caregivers and parents to spank children, as long as it is not hard enought o leave marks. Under the bill by Kansas House member Gail Ginney, a Democrat from Wichita, the law would allow up to ten strikes of the hand, and smaks that are hard enough to cause redness and bruising.

02/18/2014

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NH Mailman Arrested For Spanking Boy In Mail Truck

A mailman in Manchester, New Hampshire was arrested Thursday after he allegedly spanked a young boy in his mail truck.

04/26/2012

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Should Kids Get Spanked?

Some say spanking is a healthier punishment than “time out” or “grounding.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/10/2011

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Medical Minute

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold discusses the downside of spanking.

08/26/2010

Spanking children 'critical?'

WBZ’S Jon MacLean talked with Kevin Brogioli, principal of Grades 7-8 at Old Rochester Regional Junior High School      

08/09/2010