It’s Time We Ban Corporal Punishment; Yes, Even in the Home

The California Democratic Party has an opportunity to pass a resolution supporting ending all physical/corporal punishment at its upcoming convention. I hope they do so. [Editor’s note: They did!!]

At least 31 states have banned corporal punishment in schools, and public support for corporal/physical punishment in general is declining with each generation. This includes “spanking,” for which there is no clear definition. In fact, we now know that spanking young children can trigger negative behaviors for years, and is now…