Why Spanking Is Wrong

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Sitting back and watching the destruction of our youth is very disconcerting. We need to take back our youth from the streets, clubs, and gangs. There has been a sort of disconnect with the way youths are being raised because, parents can no longer spank their kids when they do wrong. Society has decided that spanking was too harsh and that parents needed to find other ways to discipline their children. Spanking is a type of corporal punishment that is commonly used to discipline children. Without producing any physical injury, the parent will normally strike the child’s bottom with their open hand, belt, or a switch (which is normally a tiny off a tree) for inappropriate behavior.
The argument over whether a child should be spank or not has …show more content…

If a child gets a spanking he will view it as violence to get what he wants but thinks the parents condones violence because he received a spanking. When that is not the case, most children that receives a spanking knows what they did was wrong and they should not do those things again. Spanking is not a form of violence but a form of discipline that helps parents keep their children in line. Those parents that believes in spanking, most comes from a Christian background. It is widely believed the God commands them to spank for the wrongdoing. The Christians knows in the Bible it says in Proverbs 19:18 “Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying”. So, therefore they have no problems spanking the children for their misdeeds. The parents who does not believe in spanking, thinks that other forms of punishment such as time-out is effective. Contrary to popular believe, that may work for some but not all. There has to be a middle ground somewhere. Some parents thinks that giving a child stern talk will also help. There has not been proof that it

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