It is not clear what period we are talking about here.Scripture, Spanking and the State A Canadian Christian website wrestles with the spanking issue.(Actually, in one rather indirect sense this is not quite as true as it once was: although the Convention dates from before the EU was even thought of, and its machinery is entirely independent of the EU institutions, compliance with it is now being made one of the many conditions for the accession of new EU member states.) Matters are made particularly confusing by the fact that the EU does have a court, whose task is the enforcement of EU law -- the European Court of Justice, based in Luxembourg -- which is a completely different entity from the European Court of Human Rights, based in Strasbourg.
As a light-hearted aside, there is an illustrated page of spanking poems, some of which were new to me.Also quite novel is the page How can I get my parents to spank me?J Lo and A-Rod caused quite the scene Friday night in Queens ... They were strolling around Hunters Point Park and, let's just say few have hit the grass looking this good.Earlier in the evening Jennifer performed at at 4th of July Concert in NYC.He uses a barrage of highly selective quotations from a myriad disparate sources to put the worst possible interpretation on everything.
All quite extraordinary, and very hard to take seriously.
Section 43 Inquiry Debate Adjourned 1996 speech in the Senate on repealing Section 43, which allows parents to use reasonable corporal punishment.
This has been overtaken by events: the Canadian Supreme Court in January 2004 upheld this law, but clarified what constitutes "reasonable" to make it, in effect, more restrictive.
It questions how violence in society can be attributed to spanking when there was more spanking in the past, but less violence than now: "Even without a Ph D in sociology, the average person, using his common sense, should be suspicious of studies that claim spanking increases societal violence".
The author also pulls to bits the methodology of much "research" purporting to show that spanking is harmful. Critique of Anti-Spanking Study Words from Diana Baumrind on corporal punishment Contributions from paediatricians to the parental spanking debate.
It should not be up to bureaucrats to decide whether parents can spank their children.