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Yes, but you can NOT use anything objects to hit them! and you can not leave marks! you can ONLY use your HAND! that is it! and the child has to be fully clothed! if you strip them or use any objects it IS CHILD ABUSE! if they scream because you have hit them too hard it IS CHILD ABUSE!

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Q: Is it legal to spank a child in California?
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Is it legal to spank children in North Carolina?

Yes it is legal to spank a child.

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How many times can a parent spank a child in the U.S.?

There are no set legal limits on how many times a parent can spank a child in the United States.

Is it legal in the US to spank a child with a hammer in the head?

most likely not.

Can a step-mother spank a child in Tennessee?

If the father has sole custody of a child, and agrees to let a step-mother spank his child then yes, she can. However, if there is joint custody it has to be an agreement between all parents, otherwise there can be legal repercussions.

Is it legal to leave a bruise on a child's behind?

If we are talking about spanking etc no it is not legal to spank so hard you leave marks.

Is spanking your child with a belt legal in Hawaii?

Yes u can spank your children anywhere just don't kill them

Is it a crime to spank your child?

No, to a certain extent. When you spank you child, it is a form of discipline, just like yelling at your child or grounding them. Be aware that hitting is allowed to a certain extent, spanking isn't a good way to teach your kids, but is allowed. I suggest finding more positive ways to teach them.

How long do I spank him for?

You spank yo child for as long as your cold heart desires.

Is it legal to spank your kids in Maine?

Spanking your children is legal in all 50 states. BUT in 29 states it is illegal for teachers/principals to spank your kids.

Should you spank if your child cusses at you?

If you are cussing the word that your child says, then no. however, if the child said it, (not mocking the parent) then it is ok. Spank the child. I don't think a child should be spanked for swearing.

Do you spank your child with a rod or a paddle?

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