The Senate will soon resume debate on a bill that would ban the use of reasonable force by parents and teachers who discipline children in their care. Bill S-206 would do this by repealing Section 43 of the Criminal Code, which protects a parent who swats an ill-behaved child on the bottom from facing criminal charges. However, the new Cardus Family research review, Parental Discipline, concludes that the effort to repeal Section 43 is based on flawed reasoning. Learn more from Program Director Andrea Mrozek today.
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