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Why is it we can hit a child, but we would be arrested for hitting an adult or animal?

Posted by on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:49 AM
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I just saw a meme about this, and it really has me thinking. Why?
by on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:49 AM
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idunno1234
by Gold Member on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:50 AM
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I've never figured it out.

notjstasocermom
by Ruby Member on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:51 AM
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Because they are totally different things.

QueenAtargatis
by Gold Member on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:51 AM
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Because people are blind to the fact that it's all the same. You will get so many comments that say "spanking isn't hitting" and justifying that it's not the same. It is.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:52 AM
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I didn't see the meme but I agree with it. A child can not defend ones self but we're allowed to hit them. It's crazy
vindicated
by Silver Member on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:52 AM

micheal vick is proof anything is possible.

SnapIt
by Ruby Member on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:54 AM
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Beating And spanking are two different things

Not that hard to see
romalove
by SakePrincess on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:54 AM
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Well...you can't hit just any kid.

You can't hit your neighbor's kid, or a strange kid in the supermarket.

It is only "your" child that it's acceptable.

So that should put it in perspective.

We don't make it illegal for parents to use spaking for disciplinary purposes on their own children, even if it's not allowed for anyone else.

Does this make it right?  I didn't say that, just answering the question.

momto2boys973
by Ruby Member on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:56 AM
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Because spanking and hitting are 2 different things
AmberRose1122
by Gold Member on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:57 AM
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It didn't even refer to spanking, just hitting in general. If a spank isn't hitting, then what is it?


Quoting SnapIt:

Beating And spaking are two different things



Not that hard to see

dancer
by Gold Member on Apr. 25, 2013 at 6:58 AM
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It is not o.k. to hit a child. Where did you get that from?

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