LIVE: AMs debate Wales ban on smacking children

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JOIN Argus reporter David Deans for reports from the Senedd as AMs debate a ban on smacking.

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7:45pm Tue 11 Feb 14

scraptheWAG says...

WOW a smacking ban what a pathtic waste of space the WAG is
WOW a smacking ban what a pathtic waste of space the WAG is scraptheWAG

9:41pm Tue 11 Feb 14

westender says...

A rare victory for common sense.
A rare victory for common sense. westender

7:43am Wed 12 Feb 14

GardenVarietyMushroom says...

westender wrote:
A rare victory for common sense.
Couldn't disagree with you more. Parents should stop hitting their kids and start parenting. I have two kids myself, one grown up, one young and I've never hit either of them. Never needed to. It might take more effort on my part to make them realise that what they did was wrong - but I think making them understand is much more effective than making them fear me.

Smacking = lazy parenting.

I'm completely nonplussed by this decision from teh WAG. I saw the headline yesterday and thought 'what's to debate? It's wrong - end of'. Seems the WAG can still surprise me.
[quote][p][bold]westender[/bold] wrote: A rare victory for common sense.[/p][/quote]Couldn't disagree with you more. Parents should stop hitting their kids and start parenting. I have two kids myself, one grown up, one young and I've never hit either of them. Never needed to. It might take more effort on my part to make them realise that what they did was wrong - but I think making them understand is much more effective than making them fear me. Smacking = lazy parenting. I'm completely nonplussed by this decision from teh WAG. I saw the headline yesterday and thought 'what's to debate? It's wrong - end of'. Seems the WAG can still surprise me. GardenVarietyMushroom

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