The Legal Status of Spanking of Children
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In this episode of The Lab, we continue our discussion about one of the most controversial dilemmas in parenting - spanking. Dr. Elizabeth Gershoff returns to shed some light on how countries around the world deal with this issue. Find out which country was the first to ban corporal punishment and how many others have followed suit in implementing a spanking ban in schools, institutions and homes. Are there laws in place in the United States that deal with spanking children?