Friday, February 23, 2007

California Anti-Spanking Law

Sally Lieber, a Democratic Assemblywoman in California, has abandoned her push to outlaw spanking, admitting that she simply didn't have enough votes to get the legislation passed. She has proposed new measures, however:

"Lieber is seeking to classify a laundry list of physical acts against young children, including hitting with a belt, switch or stick, as unjustifiable and grounds for prosecution, probation or a parental time-out — a class on nonviolent parenting."


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