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Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton: “What Is the Proper Way of Spanking?”

On today’s show, Reverend Al Sharpton discussed the controversy surrounding Adrian Peterson’s child abuse allegations. The Minnesota Vikings running back came under fire for allegedly spanking his 4-year-old son with a switch. Peterson claims he […]


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Study Finds Spanking Kids Can Lead To Mental Disorders In Adulthood

A parent better be careful the next time they raise their hand to their child. A new study finds that children who are spanked are more likely to suffer mental disorders when they become an adult.


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Study Finds 15 States Still Legally Allowed To Spank Students In School

According to information researched by Civil Rights Data Collection and released by The Center for Effective Discipline, at least 15 states still legally allow spanking and other physical forms of discipline in schools, including Georgia.


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Atlanta Teacher Aide Accused of Spanking Girl at School

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – An educator at East Lake Elementary in Atlanta has been temporarily removed following allegations that the unidentified accused party spanked a  4-year-old student in class with a shoe. The pre-kindergarten student, […]