Timothy Mark Williams: I was smacked
as a child, and I do think I turned out ok.
Sometimes, when parents smack
it is because they have lost control.
The appellate court also agreed with the district court that the use of irreverent phrases on Smack
Apparel's shirts was a misuse of university's goodwill in its trademarks.
The new law, as discussed on Tuesday, outlaws smacks
which leave marks or cause mental harm.
Discipline, including a smack
when other methods fail, is loving the child enough to not allow him to harm himself, either physically, emotionally, or morally; which includes not allowing him to harm others.
This is why my children are so lippy towards me because they don't have a smack
and yes I do take thing away from them and punish them in other ways but I think sometimes they need it because now children know that you can't smack
them because they say I will tell the school and things a smack
never harmed anyone.
But there is a difference between a smack
across the legs and assault.
The Christian Institute, based in Newcastle, has defended parents who occasionally use a smack
to correct their child's bad behaviour.
He told MPs: "Whilst many parents say they will not smack
, a majority of parents say that smacking should not be banned outright."
The charity Says 77 per cent of people in the West Midlands think it is becoming less acceptable to smack
a child, with 42 per cent wanting to use a smack-free shop.
But mums and dads were told they could smack
older kids, if it was "justifiable assault".
"For a long time it was thought to be OK to smack
children, then it became a matter of political correctness and now it's not."
Parents will face prosecution if they smack
their child hard enough to leave a mark or cause mental harm.
Parents have only a limited right to smack
their children, Switzerland's highest court has ruled.
His admission came as the Government faced criticism over plans to allow childminders to smack