Spanking Doesn't Work

American VoicesOpinionchildren ISSUE 48•06 Feb 9, 2012

A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal analyzed two decades of research and found that children who were punished physically became more aggressive over time, while those who weren't became less aggressive. What do you think?

  • “In fairness, those kids who were punished physically were probably bigger punks to begin with.”

    Jason Conn –
    Contact-Lens Molder

  • “Locking them in the basement is no way to go, either. Later they won't go down there to help organize shit.”

    Carlos Post –
    Lightout Examiner

  • “I saw a disturbing example of this very thing just last night at the bar. Two guys got into a disagreement, and the more aggressive one pulled the other one over his knee and spanked him.”

    Jessica South –
    Wort Extractor