Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Your Views on Smacking

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Your Views on Smacking

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LAWS on smacking children are changing and parents in England are being warned they could be prosecuted. Here's what you're saying on our Facebook page: ¦ If you smacked an adult in public something would be said, yet smacking a little child that is still learning boundaries is acceptable? Never have and never will place a hand on my children.

Dani Halton ¦ Too many do-gooders have ruined our society. Kids turn into bullies at school and grow up in gangs standing on street corners beating up vulnerable people for laughs. They never understood proper discipline.

Nick Simpson ¦ As adults we wouldn't expect a smack from another adult if we did something to upset them. We talk it through, apologise when we're wrong and learn from our mistakes. …

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