All Blog Posts Tagged 'Punishment' (3)

World Reaction/Capital Punishment

Warning: This is a long essay!

Although capital punishment received a three-year hiatus in 1973, it was right back on the books by 1976.

Since then, the United States executed more than 1,000 prisoners placing it in the limelight with…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on May 8, 2014 at 10:33am — 16 Comments

Child Abuse & Religion

Red States Whip Ass

A recent case that involved an infant stuck to a wall with super-glue and another dropped into a pot of scalding water set my parental fluids to a boil. Almost every evening there is another case of horrific child abuse or kidnapping and neglect. Living in the “Bible Belt”…

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Added by Donald R Barbera on March 7, 2013 at 9:00pm — 12 Comments

Spanking in America

There seems to be more news about spanking.  I recently saw a story about a judge in Texas spanking his daughter and that character Dog the Bounty Hunter's son was caught spanking his son.  This sparked me to look up how many schools still allow corporal punishment today.  It seems to be 19 states still allow corporal punishment.  I say petition Barack Obama to lead an effort to outlaw it nationwide. 

Added by Earther on November 7, 2011 at 2:01am — 11 Comments

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