This smacks of controversy: A proposed Massachusetts law attempts to ban spanking.
|Massachusetts is on its way to being the first state to make corporal punishment a crime. That means if you spank your child, even in your own home, you could be charged with abuse--unless the punishment was delivered to keep your offspring from danger. Currently, in all 50 states it's perfectly legal to give your own kid a swat when they misbehave.|
Click below to see the Mom•Logic debate—dare we say smackdown—on the “To Spank or not to Spank” conundrum with Shaunie O'Neal (Shaquille's soon-to-be ex-wife) comedian Lisa Alvarado, blogger Yvonne and Mom•Logic writer Jackie Morgan MacDougall.
Do you think spanking your own children should be illegal? Tell us.