Spanking

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Makes Headlines For Stance On Spanking

Speaking an event at the Vatican this week, the pope said it’s acceptable for parents to spank their children, as long as it doesn’t demean them and is not done in the face.

02/06/2015

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Appeals Court: L.I. Man Who Spanked Son Used ‘Reasonable Force’

A New York state appeals court has ruled that a Long Island father used reasonable force when he spanked his 8-year-old son for cursing at an adult.

07/21/2014

10.24 Dr.Sharma

Couch Calls: Answering Your Health Questions

This week, Dr. Sharma answered questions about raising children as vegetarians, how to stay healthy in the colder weather, the risks of buying breast milk online and the effects of spanking your kids.

10/24/2013

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Suspended Sentence For Teacher Who Spanked Student

An Enfield High School teacher who had faced sexual assault charges for spanking a misbehaving female student has been sentenced on reduced charges.

12/22/2010