Wednesday, April 16, 2008

'I'm a parent, arrest me,' woman tells lawmakers

Committee forwards plan to criminalize spanking. WND
A California mother of five has told members of a legislative committee their plan to criminalize spanking by concerned parents would mean that misbehavior and rebellion no longer could be corrected, and she could face arrest.
Sarah Berke appeared today before the Democrat-controlled Assembly Public Safety Committee, whose members listened to her, then advanced the plan to criminalize spanking with any "implement," such as a wooden spoon, little paddle, rolled-up newspaper, switch, belt or brush.
The proposal is a rerun of last year's attempt to do the same thing, criminalize parents who spank their children, by redefining it as child abuse.
full story here

Oh and you better arrest me too, and my dad, and mom and their mom and dad and...

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