Re: Child Rearing

Alejandro Dubrovsky (
Tue, 30 Dec 1997 11:16:21 +1000 (GMT+1000)

On Mon, 29 Dec 1997, Rick Rossi wrote:

> True story this week from Florida: 7 yr. old boy throws tantrum for not
> getting his own way, kicks cat in head on way to room. Cat lays there
> almost dead. Boy gets 10 smacks on bottom with belt from father, leaves
> temporary marks. Boy goes to school, complains his bottom hurts, teacher
> examines, sees marks, father gets arrested for child abuse and gets 24 hours
> in jail, court appearance and fine.
And your point is?