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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson brought the spanking debate into the spotlight when he was charged with child abuse for using a “switch” on his 4-year-old and leaving welts. He also admitted hitting him in the testicles.

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The Great Spanking Debate

Many child advocates say that the negative effects associated with corporal punishment elevate spanking from one parent's business to a public-safety issue, especially in circumstances where the punishment has escalated ...


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