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Ungodly Discipline / Spanking/Beating / A Discussion #1006712

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 04, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A YouTube video of Texas Judge William Adams†† beating disabled daughter Hillary seven years ago when she was 16 shown. [Last night, Hillary ADAMS - talks about the bruising from the beating.] The book By Walter Pearl "To Train Up a Child" written for fundamentalist Christians and their children noted. [In interview with Gary Tuchman, PEARL - describes "spanking" with a belt or spoon.] [Last week, PEARL - says research shows spanking creates better children.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with HLN's Dr. Drew Pinsky and "NutureShock" author Po Bronson about this approach to child rearing. [PINSKY - calls this dangerous to the child and the brain.] [BRONSON - comments on the research on corporal punishment in children; suggests reasoning with the child.]

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